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The Rape of Orithyia by Boreas
  • Gaspard Marsy, artist
    1624–1681
    born: Cambrai, France ; died: Paris, France
    Anselme Flamen, artist
    1647–1717
    born: Saint-Omer, France ; died: Paris, France
  • The Rape of Orithyia by Boreas, 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 54 x 26.7 x 26.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 10 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Swannie Smith Zink Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0003
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Winged figure holding a nude female in his arms. The woman is holding a piece of fabric, which drapes down and around the other figures. There is a male figure laying on the ground, grasping the draped fabric in his left hand.