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Carro d'Amore Tirato da Delfini

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Senese, Agoatini
Place made: Italy, Lazio, Roma, Rome
Date made: 1685
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 8 in x 6 in
Nomenclature: mythology
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving titled "Carro d'Amore Tirato da Delfini" (English: Eros' cart drawn by dolphins) depicting, in a simple border, a winged boy with a whip standing atop a small cart and holding the reins of two dolphins. Inder the image is the text, "In Diaspro rosso" (In red jasper), indicating that the engraving depicts a carved object. Marked "209"


AF-LX-1692

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