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Ceres and Arethusa demanding Proserpina

Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), After Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.)

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Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

Single plate from bound set of 142 proofs before letters of illustrations to Les Métamorphoses d’Ovide, published from 1767-1771. Also bound in is original 1766 letterpress prospectus for published edition. Volume is composed of 142 leaves, bound in modern gilt-stamped green morocco.


PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 1/1/1901 [exact to year]

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection