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  • Master of the S-Series Tarocchi
  • Apollo, circa 1470
  • The So-Called Tarocchi of Mantegna
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 171 x 100 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/4 x 3 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in mattted with 1969.0100
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0101
Catalogue raisonné

Crowned figure (identified as Apollo) sitting on the backs of two swans, with feet resting on a sphere with stars. The figure is holding a branch in the left hand, and points to the sphere with a rod in the right hand. The print has a braided braided border at left, right and top.