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Prometheus alongside a lion

Prometheus alongside a lion

3820B
Artist
Villa Alta de San Ildefonso de Oaxaca Workshop
Title
Prometheus alongside a lion
Date
17th or 18th century
Medium
Sgrafitto on wood filled with lute (zulaque) paste and set in an inlaid and dyed wooden frame. Decoration on the inner surface of a lapdesk (bufetillo) top.
Location
Private collection
Photo Source
Curiel et al. 2011, 29.
Correspondence Credit
Rubem Amaral Jr.
Note
The images of Prometheus and of the lion come from the same edition of Alciato's emblems (Lyon: Macé Bonhomme for Guillaume Rouillé, 1549).
Item
3820B
Correspondences
Archive: 3820A/3820B
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Archive: 3820A/3820B
Archive: 3821A/3820B
Archive: 3820A/3820B
Archive: 3821A/3820B