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- Series: Varii capricci e paesi
The education of Achilles, with Chiron teaching geography to the young man; the centaur lies at centre and holds a compass on a globe whilst looking toward Achilles, who stands on the right with a map in his hand; on the left another centaur holds a burning torch. 1759
- Production date
Height: 200 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 279 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For comment on the set see 1859,0611.271.*.
The print was folded and sent to 'a Monsieur, / Monsieur Pierre Jean Mariette / Secrétaire du Roy, et / Controleur General de / la Grande Chancellerie / Rüe S. Jacques Paris' (written at the back of the print, possibly Zanetti's hand?). At the back of the print is a red wax seal representing a male figure in profile to the right.
- Not on display
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