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Antique Master Print-OMPHALE-TRIUMPH-HERCULES-PELT-SPINNING-Pichler-Turchi-1797
- Antique Master Print, titled: 'Der Triumph der Omphale.' - Hercules during his servitude as a slave for Omphale. Hercules is seated holding a spinning stick, while Omphale stands a little to the right, wearing the pelt of the Nemean lion and leaning on Hercules' club. Several other female figures are present, as well as Cupid. Mezzotint on wove (vellin) paper. Description: Incorrectly attributed to Dominichino in the caption below the image. Very nice dark impression.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Johann Peter Pichler' after 'Allesandro Turchi'. Johann Peter Pichler / Johann Baptist Pichler (1765-1807) was an Austrian draughtsman and mezzotint engraver. He was a student of Schmutzer and Jacobe. He mostly worked for the Prince of Anhalt Dessau. Allesandro Turchi (1578-1649) was an Italian painter of the early Baroque, born and active mainly in Verona, and moving late in life to Rome. He also went by the name Alessandro Veronese or the nickname L'Orbetto. Condition: Very good, given age. Margin edges a little discoloured. Tears on the platemark top and bottom (backed with contemporary paper and acid-free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-P3-18 The overall size is ca. 26.4 x 21.5 inch. The image size is ca. 18.3 x 24.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 67 x 54.5 cm. The image size is ca. 46.5 x 62 cm.
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