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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    X,6.47

  • Description

    Thetis, assisted by two women, plunging the infant Achilles into the Styx; on the right, a man carrying the embers that will purge Achilles from his mortality; on the left in a cave, Victory sitting next to the river goddess personifying the Styx. 1719 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1719
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 360 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 426 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of producers, date, and publication address: 'AParis chez Jeaurat au bas des fosses S. Victor chez Mr Le Brun audit. des compt.', and inscription in French: 'Thetis informée par THemis... depuis partout accompagné'.
  • Bibliography

    • IFF 63 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    X,6.47

Thetis, assisted by two women, plunging the infant Achilles into the Styx;  on the r, a man carrying the embers that will purge Achilles from his mortality; on the l, in a cave, Victory sitting next to the river goddess personifying the Styx.  1719 Etchin

Thetis, assisted by two women, plunging the infant Achilles into the Styx; on the r, a man carrying the embers that will purge Achilles from his mortality; on the l, in a cave, Victory sitting next to the river goddess personifying the Styx. 1719 Etchin

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