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Object: Jupiter et Alcmene
Series: Galerie du Palais Royal
Jupiter and Alcmene, after Giulio Romano; Alcmene sits on her bed, covering her chest with her hand, with Jupiter, disguised as her husband, Amphitryon, seated next to her; on the left sits Mercury, Jupiter's accomplice and a servant, Sosa, who attempts to enter the bedchamber. c.1800/1808
Etching and engraving
- Production date
- 1800-1808 (c.)
Height: 416 millimetres (total)
Width: 266 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From 'Galerie du Palais royal', see 1837,0408.317 for comment on series.
From a plate reproducing five cartoons on the Loves of Jupiter, after Giulio Romano. It is printed on the same sheet as 1855,0609.294, 296-298 (each of the cartoons, although printed from a single plate and on the same sheet, has been given its own register number).
Massari attributes the plate to Couché, but it is not described under that name in the Inventaire du Fonds Français.
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