Glaucus and Scylla

Description
The sea god Glaucus (half-male, half-sea serpent) at right pursues the nymph Scylla who flees to the left. Reversed copy after Rosa's etching with "inv." added and numeral "61" 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
date made
17th century
original artist
Rosa, Salvator
etcher
Sandrart, Johann Jakob von
place made
Deutschland: Bayern, Nürnberg
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 33 cm x 23 cm; 13 in x 9 1/16 in
ID Number
1978.0534.18
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.18
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Mythology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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