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Updated: 14 April 2015
Grotesque alphabet in mythological landscapes
- Grotesque alphabet in mythological landscapes
The letter G comprising a naked woman and a figure playing a viola, in the background Ganymede as the eagle carrying a youth, enclosed within an ornament frame
- Height: 79 millimetres (principal scene)
- Width: 97 millimetres
- Height: 115 millimetres (with frame)
- Width: 147 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered in the centre 'Ganimede rapito / da giove'.
Italian XVIc Mounted Roy
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Object reference number: PPA82481
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