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Jupiter and Danaë, ca. 1730 - 1774

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 286 x 219 mm
  • Inv. 2013-GY

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Etienne Fessard RKD
Paris 1714 - Paris 1777
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre RKD
Paris 1714 - Paris 1789

Title Jupiter and Danaë
Date ca. 1730 - 1774
Period 18th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, below: Pierre Pinx. / FreSsard Sculp.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Danaé / Des que Plutus, s’en mêle on fait de vains éfforts, / Et jusqu’à la vertu, tout cede à ses tresorts / L’Enfant / A Paris Chez Fessard Ruë St. Denis au grand St. Louis chez un Miroitier, près le Sepulchre... / A.P.D.R.
inscription on the reverse: 4
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2013-GY
Acquisition credit
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2013-GY
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/6606/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300417629 mythologies (religious concept) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25D13(GOLD) minerals and metals: gold Iconclass
26B rain Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31AA236 lying figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
41A761 bed Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
92 gods ~ classical mythology Iconclass
92B1 (story of) Jupiter (Zeus) Iconclass
92B1217 Jupiter wooing Danae; she is usually lying in bed receiving a shower of gold Iconclass
95B(DANAE) (story of) Danae Iconclass
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