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Cabinet Favereau / Ixion

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1983,1001.12.33

  • Title (object)

    • Ixion

    Title (series)

    • Cabinet Favereau
  • Description

    Mythological scene with Ixion in Hell, being tied to a large torture wheel decorated with small mythological scenes, a woman with sagging breast turning the torture instrument at right, two other demonic creatures in lower right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from an album containing sixty engravings trimmed and pasted on sheets; illustration on page 435 from Marolles' "Temple des Muses" (Paris, Nicolas Langlois: 1655). c.1635-1638
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1635-1638 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 278 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 178 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and two lines of Latin from Tibullus: "Illic Junonem tentare Ixionis ausi / Versantur celeri noxia membra rota / Tibullus Eleg. 3 lib. j.".
        Numbered in lower right, in pen and ink: "31".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of fifty-eight illustrations to Marolles' "Tableaux du Temple des Muses" (Paris, 1655), for comment on the series and the album see 1983,1001.12.1.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 259.II (Theodoor Matham) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 34-93 (after Diepenbeeck) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 90-148 bibliographic details
    • Roethlisberger 1993 CB11 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (164.c.27)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Tableaux du temple des muses tirez du cabinet de feu Mr Favereau, et gravez en tailles-douces par les meilleurs maistres de son temps pour représenter les vertus et les vices, sur les plus illustres fables de l'antiquité, avec les descriptions, remarques et annotations (Paris, 1655)
  • Acquisition date

    1983

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1983,1001.12.33

Mythological scene with Ixion in Hell, being tied to a large torture wheel decorated with small mythological scenes, a woman with sagging breast turning the torture instrument at right, two other demonic creatures in lower right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from an album containing sixty engravings trimmed and pasted on sheets; illustration on page 435 from Marolles' "Temple des Muses" (Paris, Nicolas Langlois: 1655).  c.1635-1638<br/>Etching and engraving

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Mythological scene with Ixion in Hell, being tied to a large torture wheel decorated with small mythological scenes, a woman with sagging breast turning the torture instrument at right, two other demonic creatures in lower right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from an album containing sixty engravings trimmed and pasted on sheets; illustration on page 435 from Marolles' "Temple des Muses" (Paris, Nicolas Langlois: 1655). c.1635-1638
Etching and engraving

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