Artist Pieter Tanje, Dutch, 1706-1761
Artist after Francesco Albani, Italian, 1578-1660
Artist after Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776
  • Cupid and the Rape of Proserpine
Date c. 1760
Medium Engraving printed in black on laid paper
Dimensions plate: 17 1/4 x 20 in.
43.7 x 50.7 cm
sheet: 27 7/8 x 20 3/4 in.
70.7 x 52.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.46
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: C. Hutin delin.; lower right: P. Tanje Sculps.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Francesco Albani / dalla Galeria Reale di Dresda / Largo piedi 3. onc. 6. Alto piedi 2. onc. 7.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Francois Albane / de la Galerie Royale de Dresde / Large 3. pieds 6. pouces. Haut 2. pieds 7. pouces.; lower right corner: No. 21; in brown ink under Hutin's name: About 1760; under Tanje's name: (Dutch) 1700-1760.; in black ink under Francois Albane: 1578-1660 / (Bologna); lower left corner within the plate- mark: (Rape of Proserpine) / on the right.; lower center: Little Loves dancing around the Statue of Cupid; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 70
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN, Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 317.