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Neptune 1790
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Neptune 1790

Author: Unknown
Year: 1790
Description: Engraving of Neptune and Amphitrite standing in shallow water; Naiads in the water in the foreground; lion and lioness and a rhinoceros (in the manner of Dürer) to left; hippopotamus and crocodile to right; after Peter Paul Rubens. 1790. <br>Inscription Content: Lettered below image with title and production detail: 'Peint par P P Rubens; Gravé par Jacques Schmutzer Conseiller et Directeur a l'Academie Roy'l des beaux arts 1790' ; lettered further with a dedication to King Leopold II (with the latter's coat of arms in the centre of the dedication) and with publication detail: 'Tiré de la Galerie (...) M le Comte de Schänborn; a Vienne en Autriche chez l'Auteur dans la rue St Anne a l'Ecole Roiale des graveurs, a l'hotel St Anne'.<br>British Museum 1891,0414.859.
Location: Asia
Subject: History
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 249,0 kb
Dimensions: 750x1034 px
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