Prints / Travel & Countries

Price: EUR 150,00

[Plate] Polidoro [de Caravaggio] / Frey [publisher]

[Muses on Mount Parnassus].

18th. century. Plate mark 22,5 x 44,5 cm. The whole sheet 44 x 58 cm. Etching. A fold across.

A little fraying and a few short tears to the margins. A few minor creases.

A scene from the Greek mythologi featuring muses - artists, scientists, authors - on Mount Parnassus in Greece. Afer an orginal by Polidoro de Caravaggio (1496-1544). The title in the lower margin is a qoute from the roman poet Virgil "Nos parnassi deserta per ardua dulcis raptat amor".

Item No: 3337