Collection of Prints and Drawings
Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Anonymous Artist (Print made by)artist bio
Anonymous Artist

Master of the Die (Copy after)artist bio
Master of the Die [Maestro del Dado, Master B of the Die]
fl c. 1530-60
Title / Description
Venus and Cupid Pleading Their Cause in the Presence of Jupiter and Other Gods, from the series of Fable of Psyche
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
166 x 220 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
Lettered with the names of the figures.
Watermark
not visible through mount
Provenance
Stephan Delhaes (Lugt 761)
 
References
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna
1803-21, XV.223.68 (undescribed copy or late state?)
 
Comment
Seems to be a very late, reworked state or a copy with the addition of the names of the gods.
 
Inventory Number
65732
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Anonymous Artist (Print made by), Master of the Die (Copy after), Inv. No. 65732, in Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » http://www.printsanddrawings.hu/ (accessed 22nd of September, 2020) «