Title The story of Cupid and Psyche: inside the palace, Psyche, shown five times, is undressed, bathed, anointed, dried and laid to bed by invisible nymphs. Engraving by Agostino Veneziano, 15--, after M. Coxie, 153-.
Imprint [Rome] : Ant. Sal. exc, [between 1500 and 1599]
Edition ['Raphael invenit' state b or c].


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Physical description 1 print : engraving ; image 19.4 x 23.4 cm
Credits One in a series of prints after drawings attributed when first published to Raphael, but attributed by Vasari to Michiel Coxie. The engraving is attributed to Agostino Veneziano on the evidence of his initials A.V. on the step to the bedroom, right
References Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 45.7, pp. 214-215
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, pp. 251-252, no. 7b or 7c, and p. 820
Lettering note Bears numbers: 7 (shaded) and 7 (in clear)
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 34769i
Note Printed and published in Rome by Antonio Salamanca between ca. 1540 and his death in 1562. According to 'Raphael invenit' Salamanca published two states, one with "e degli odor" (state b) and one with "e de gli odor" (state c). No impressions with "e degli odor" have been found to confirm this distinction
The seventh in a series of prints of Cupid and Psyche
Lettering Fa la fanciulla quel, che detto l'hanno ; l'ignote voci & benche stia sospesa ; per la gran nouità, pur d'ogni panno ; ignuda è tutta à ben lavarsi intesa ; i piei la testa & de gli odor, che stanno ; nel vaso s'unge, & entrar non le pesa ; dopo il piacer de l'ungersi, & lavarsi ; nele morbide piume à ristorarsi ; Ant. Sal. exc.
Author, etc. Coxcie, Michel, 1499-1592.
Agostino Veneziano, active 1509-1536.
Salamanca, Antonio, -1562.
Coxcie, Michel, 1499-1592. La favola di Psiche ; 7.
Topic-LCSH Baths.
Beauty, Personal.
Cupid and Psyche (Tale)
Genre/Technique Engravings.
Copy photo no. V 20013
System no. .b11926016
Record no. 34769i