Class [controlled]: prints and drawings European art
*Work Type [link]: engraving (print)
*Title: Apollo, Pan, and a Putto Blowing a Horn
*Creator Display: Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, ca. 1520-1582), after a painting by Primaticcio
*Role [link]: printmaker [link]: Ghisi, Giorgio
*Creation Date: 1560s [controlled]: Earliest: 1560 Latest: 1569
*Subject [links]: religion and mythology landscape (representation) Apollo Pan putto competition human figure male music horn Ovid (Roman, 43 BCE-17 CE), Metamorphoses
*Current Location [link]: Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Special Collections (Los Angeles, California, United States) ID: 2000.PR.2
*Measurements: plate mark: 29.6 x 17 cm, folio: 30.7 x 18.3 cm
[controlled]: Extent: plate mark Value: 29.6 Unit: cm Type: height | Value: 17 Unit: cm Type: width || Extent: folio Value: 30.7 Unit: cm Type: height | Value: 18.3 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: copper engraving on laid paper
Material [links]: laid paper black ink Technique [links]: copper engraving
State: 5 of 5
Description: The subject of this print comes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, the musical competition between Pan and Apollo. The engraving is after a lost painting by Primaticcio in the vault of the fourth bay of the Galerie d’Ulysse at Fontainebleau. It is one of four prints based on compositions surrounding a central image of Venus and the three fates.
Relationship Type [controlled]: after
[link to Related Work]: Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, 1504-1570); Apollo, Pan, and Putto, lost painting, formerly in a vault in Galerie d’Ulysse, Fontainebleau (Ile-de-France, France)
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