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Giovanni Battista Palumba

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Leda and the Swan

early 16th century
16th century

Giovanni Battista Palumba, aka Master I.B. with the Bird, Italian
Nicoletto da Modena, aka Nicolletto Rosex da Modena, Italian

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Edition: Only one other impression known in the United States
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Albertina duplicate
Bibliography: Bartsch 46 (vol. 13, p. 280); Hind 9 (vol. 5, p. 257).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.10

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • birds
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • swans

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