The Satyr's Wife, 1656


The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fundexpand_more  P.69.190

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Satyrs sometimes need their quiet time. Stefano Della Bella's delicate touch with the etching needle infuses these intimate scenes of nursing and bathing with a soft, woodland light.

The Satyr's Wife
Artist Life
Italian (Florence), 1610–1664
Accession Number
Catalogue Raisonne
De Vesme 745 i/ii
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