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Sacrifice to Priapus
  • Master of the Die
    active circa 1532
    active: Italy or Germany
    Giulio Romano
    1499–1546
    born: Rome, Italy ; died: Mantua, Italy
  • Sacrifice to Priapus, mid 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 156 x 283 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 11 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0116
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Description
Catalogue raisonné

Nude and robed figures present gifts of sacrifice to a central figure/statue (identified as Priapus). There is a figure on the left holding bunches of grapes. There are swags on the wall in the background. There is verse in the title margin.