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The Chariot of the Sun

Nicolas Le Sueur after Paolo Farinatica. 1729-1742

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: The Chariot of the Sun
  • Creator: Nicolas Le Sueur after Paolo Farinati
  • Date Created: ca. 1729-1742
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in block, lower left: “Nic Le Sueur”; inscribed in block, lower right: “Sculp.”; inscribed in block, lower center: “Dessin de Paul Farinati”
  • 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), 1947
  • Materials & Techniques: Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in light green, light brown, brown, and dark brown on laid paper. Watermark: Unidentified circular design at center
  • Keywords: animals, horses, mythology
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 397 mm x 270 mm (15.63 in. x 10.63 in.). Sheet dimensions: 444 mm x 311 mm (17.48 in. x 12.24 in.).
  • Bibliography: Portalis and Beraldi (II, 682), as “The Fall of Phaeton”; Le Blanc 23
  • Associated People: Created by Nicolas Le Sueur (French, 1691-1764), After Paolo Farinati (Italian, 1524-1606)
  • Accession Number: 1947.D1.140

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