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Plate 18. Medea Summons her Dragon Chariot
  • René Boyvin
    circa 1525–circa 1625
    born: Angers, France ; died: Angers, France
    Leonard Thiry
    active 1536
    died: Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
  • Plate 18. Medea Summons her Dragon Chariot, 1563
  • Livre de la Conquête de la toisin d'or (History of the Quest for the Golden Fleece)
  • Where object was made: France
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 154 x 229 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 175 x 252 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/16 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0002
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Description
Catalogue raisonné

Central rectangular carouche with nude female in bottom right corner, in night landscape, with dragon-drawn chariot top left corner. Elaborate large border with ornamental grotesqueries in architectural/strapwork settings.