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- Object: L'enlèvement d'Europe
The rape of Europa, after Luca Giordano; Europa at centre reclining on the bull's back and receiving flowers from a hovering putto; attendants and putti surround them; one of the maidservants is seen standing at right and picking fruits from a tree. 1761
Etching and engraving
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Height: 459 millimetres
Width: 562 millimetres (platemark)
- Curator's comments
- Plate advertised in 'Mercure', July 1761, retouched in 1762 (see IFF for the Mercure, April 1762) and shown at the Salon, 1763.
From a series of four, see 1935,0520.44 for comment.
Another impression: 1870,0625.746.
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