Ceres and Phytalus

Description
Phytalus, kneeling at right, receives the fig tree from the goddess Ceres, standing at left, as a reward for his hospitality. Reversed copy after Rosa's etching with "inv." added and numeral "66" engraved in plate at lower right. Probably etched during the 17th century by Johann Jakob von Sandrart as he is credited with a series of prints after Rosa made in reverse with numbers added.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
etching
Object Type
Etching
date made
17th century
original artist
Rosa, Salvator
graphic artist
Sandrart, Johann Jakob von
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 34 cm x 23 cm; 13 3/8 in x 9 1/16 in
place made
Deutschland: Bayern, Nuremberg
ID Number
1978.0534.19
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.19
subject
Mythology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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