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Amore e Delfino

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
Measurements: 8 in x 6 in
Nomenclature: mythology
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving depicting a winged naked boy sitting atop a dolphin, facing left, and holding up a knife or tusk over the dolphin's head. All are encircled in a simple border. Page numbered 210. Title, above, reads "AMORE E DELFINO" (Eros and dolphin). Text, below, refers to the material in which the object depicted was made: "In Niccolo".


AF-LX-1695

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