Gratijs indicitat, iam ipsus formÔ captus, suaque slammÔ combustus.
Typis ac Sumptibus Dominici Rubeis Io. Jacobi Filij ac Heredis, RomŠ ad Templum S.te MariŠ de Pace cum Privilegio summi Pontificis, et sup. perm. [1693.]
Engraving with large margins, printed in sanguine. 410 x 670mm (16 x 26Ż") Wear to edges.
A plate illustrating lunettes from the 'Loggia di Psyche' by Raphael. At the centre is Psyche, holding a vase containing water from the Styx, being carried to Olympus by putti. On either side are a putto carrying helmet and shield. Plate 7 from 'Psyches et Amoris nuptiae fabula a Raphaele Sanctio Urbinate Romae in Farnesianis hortis', a series of engravings illustrating Raphael's 'Loggia di Psyche' at the Villa Farnesina, Rome. The plates were drawn and engraved by Nicolas Dorigny (1658-1746), described by art historian Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613-1696) and published by Domenico de Rossi (1647-1729).
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