Mercury and Psyche

Details

  • Title

    Mercury and Psyche

  • Artist/maker

    Paolo Farinato (1524 - 1606)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1588
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with brown wash over traces of black chalk, heightened with white bodycolour on blue paper, laid down

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 35.8 x 27.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.648

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 223

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford, 1980), App.2.223

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