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Image of Ovid Metamorphosis 7: The Death of Procris

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Giorgio Ghisi
Italian (1520 - 1582) Primary



Ovid Metamorphosis 7: The Death of Procris

16th century
Engraving

39 1/8 in. x 55 3/8 in. (99.31 cm x 140.72 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.71
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • animals
  • deaths - Cessation of life processes of all living organisms, but particularly refers to the act as it occurs in individual human beings.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • literary themes

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Divine (Re)Productions: Italian Printmaking in the Sixteenth Century, from the Bryn Mawr College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Mar 21, 2001 – Apr 4, 2001
  • Legendary Couples: Classical Mythology Prints from the College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Oct 15, 1999 – Dec 4, 1999
  • Master Prints & Drawings from the Drexel-Van Pelt Collection Bryn Mawr College , Nov 10, 1995 – Dec 3, 1995

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/161608 |title=Ovid Metamorphosis 7: The Death of Procris |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/4/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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