Antique Mythology Print-ORPHEUS KILLED BY MEANADS-Picart after Poussin-1734



Plate 43. Orpheus is killed by the Maenads of Ciconia after he lost Eurydice.

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Subject: Title: ‘Orpheé tué par les Baccantes.’ (Orpheus killed by by the Meanads of Ciconia, who were the female followers of Dionysus / Bacchus.)

Condition: Fine; general age related toning; occasional faint spots / foxing as visible on scan. Actual sheet slightly larger than pictured!
Medium: Etching / engraving on verge type hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 39.5 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 32.5 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.6 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 12.8 x 7.9 inch.

Location: (PCO) A131-21

Description: This old antique print originates from: ‘Impostures Innocentes ou Receuil D’Estampes …. ‘, by Bernard Picart, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1734. You will find more items from this work in our ebay store and on our website (use about me link) or in our ebay store.

Artists and Engravers: The author and etcher / engraver of this work is Bernard Picart (1673-1733). He was a French painter. He was born in Paris and died in Amsterdam. Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) was a French painter in the classical style.


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