figures in a small clearing; Apollo seated at center, holding a lyre and wearing a draping garment on his lap and a laurel wreath; muses surrounding Apollo roughly in a circle, with their attributes (scrolls, books, globes, calipers, daggers); Pegasus at left; shaggy-haired man seated in LRC, looking back over his shoulder at muses; two birds behind man

Apollo and the Muses, 17th-18th century

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Details
Title
Apollo and the Muses
Artist Life
1651 - 1730
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2012.58.166
Provenance
Chevalier de Damery, Lugt 2862 (d. c. 1803), Paris; Joseph F. Klein, New York (until 1974; sale, Sotheby's, London, October 10, 1974, no. 13, for £45, to Moir; Alfred Moir, Santa Barbara (1974-d. 2010; bequeathed to MIA)
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figures in a small clearing; Apollo seated at center, holding a lyre and wearing a draping garment on his lap and a laurel wreath; muses surrounding Apollo roughly in a circle, with their attributes (scrolls, books, globes, calipers, daggers); Pegasus at left; shaggy-haired man seated in LRC, looking back over his shoulder at muses; two birds behind man