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After Master of the Die (active 1530 -1560), printmaker
After Michiel Coxcie (1499 - 1592), designer

Object name:print

Psyche at her toilette

Series title: The Fable of Psyche

engraving, c. 1531- 1532

Published in 

194 x 230 mm Sheet

Reference:
Bartsch XV.215.45 (copy in reverse)

Inscriptions:
7 / Fa la fanciulla quel che detto l'hanno [] Nele morbide piume a ristorarsi (along the bottom margin of image)

Provenance:
Francis Douce (L. 689) (on verso)
Bodleian Library

Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.; WA1863.5236

Comment:
Nypmhs helping Psyche at her toilet in the foreground, andPsyche in bed in the background.

Bartsch: Adam Von Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, 21 vols (Vienna: J. von Degen, 1803-1821)
L.: Frits Lugt, Les marques de collection de dessins and d'estampes [...], 2 vols (Amesterdam, Vereenigde Drukkerijen, 1921-1956)

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