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Corisca on the Run, ca. 1695 - 1705

  • etching, burin engraving, paper
  • 252 x 193 mm
  • Inv. 2014-X

Public Domain

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Corisca is able to free herself from the satyr's hands. The satyr lies on the ground, Coriscas braid in his hand. This print from a series of 12 served as an illustration for Giovanni Battista Guarini's play Il pastor fido (The Faithful Shepherd), the sixth scene from the second act.


Richard II van Orley RKD VIAF Wikidata
Brussels 1663 - Brussels 1732
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Title Corisca on the Run
Date ca. 1695 - 1705
Period 17th century
18th century
Location Brussels TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: R. V. Orleij fecit Brux:
inscription on the back, top right: 127
inscription reverse, lower left: No 49/ 36/ (horizontale streep)/ 6/27
inscription on the back, bottom right: 1/4 (een vierde)
inscription on the reverse: 5
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-X
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300417629 mythologies (religious concept) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 25G3 trees Iconclass
25H112 rocks Iconclass
25H1124 boulder, stone Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
33B9 flight, running away; pursuing Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
35 pastorals, Arcadian scenes Iconclass
82A names of literary characters Iconclass
83 specific works of literature Iconclass
42E36 other memorial structures Iconclass
83(GUARINI, Pastor Fido) (scenes from) specific works of literature: Guarini, Pastor Fido Iconclass
92L4 satyrs, fauns, Sileni Iconclass
92L41 satyr(s) (in general) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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