[Detail from Correggio's "Danaë"]

Object Details

Title:

[Detail from Correggio's "Danaë"]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, British

Culture:

British

Date:

about 1865 - 1885

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.1411.40

Dimensions:

19.5 × 22.3 cm (7 11/16 × 8 3/4 in.)

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Detail from Correggio's painting of Danaë. The detail features two cherubim or putti, one of which has wings. One is holding an arrow and is sharpening it on a small plate. The other is holding the small plate. A quiver of arrows is resting on a surface beside them.