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Amphion and Zethus Tying Dirce to a Wild Bull: 37.1-96

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Amphion and Zethus Tying Dirce to a Wild Bull


Printmaker: Scultori, Diana (Mantovana)




History note: From the collection of John Barnard (Lugt 1418)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: circa AD 1581


After the statue in the Farnese palace. Margin cut.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 37.1-96
Primary reference Number: 127931
Bartsch: 37
Illustrated Bartsch: 37 (448)
Lugt: 1418
Old location number: 37.1.92b
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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