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Cephalus and Procris in two Niches

Cephalus and Procris in two Niches

1538-1540

René Boyvin

(French, c. 1525-aft 1580)

after Rosso Fiorentino

(Italian, 1494-1540)

Engraving

Support: Blued white laid paper

Sheet: 20.7 x 26.6 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1991.96

Catalogue raisonné: Robert-Dumesnil 69 (VIII.46)

Description

In Greek mythology, Cephalus and Procris were a young couple, newly married, whose love ended in tragedy.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Engraving
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Engraving

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