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Circe and the Companions of Ulysses
  • Parmigianino
    1503–1540
    born: Parma, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Casalmaggiore, Cremona (present-day Italy)
  • Circe and the Companions of Ulysses, circa 1527–1530
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • chiaroscuro woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 213 x 192 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 217 x 198 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0125
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Description
Catalogue raisonné

Siren Circe full profile right, dog lying left, Odysseus lashed to mast of ship, seated siren profile left.