Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Mythological subject
  • Jacopo Palma il Giovane
    circa 1548–1628
    born: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • Mythological subject, late 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • ink, heightening, paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11.7 x 12.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 4 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0023
Description

Brown ink with white highlights on paper. Nude female figure (head left) rests across the lap of a clothed figure. Abstract background left suggesting rocks(?).