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  • Title: Abduction of Proserpine
  • Creator: Albrecht Dürer
  • Date Created: 1516
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate on cloud: monogram and date
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1939
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on iron on laid paper. Watermark: Anchor in circle, M. 171
  • Keywords: mythology, nudes, unicorns
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 310 mm x 210 mm (12.2 in. x 8.27 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 72; Joseph Meder 67, without rust marks (though they do appear; watermark matches “without…” category); P. 179; Campbell Dodgson 83
  • Associated People: Created by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
  • Accession Number: 1939.D1.126

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