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Pan and Syrinx
  • Marco Dente, artist
    circa 1493–1527
    born: Revenna, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
    Giulio Romano
    1499–1546
    born: Rome, Italy ; died: Mantua, Italy
    Raphael
    1483–1520
    born: Urbino, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • Pan and Syrinx, circa 1516
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 267 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0136
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Female figure (identified as Syrinx) sits and combs her long hair in the nude. A male figure/creature (identified as Pan) hides behind her in some foliage to the right. Has been described as the first state. Pan in later or second state has been covered.