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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1985,1214.34

  • Description

    Theseus finding his father's arms. c.1645 Monotype

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1640-1650
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 303 millimetres
    • Width: 202 millimetres (irregular)
  • Curator's comments

    It is in reverse to the etching Bartsch 24. The only monotype by Castiglione in the BM.

  • Bibliography

    • Bellini 1982 Mon.3 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1985

  • Acquisition notes

    The print was privately offered to the BM before the sale of prints from Chatsworth at Christie's on 5 December 1985. Its acquisition was funded by the sale of duplicate prints at Sotheby's in 1986.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1985,1214.34

COMPASS Title: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Theseus Finding the Arms of his Father, a monotype

Unknown

COMPASS Title: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Theseus Finding the Arms of his Father, a monotype

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