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Danae and the Shower of Gold

A work made of graphite, heightened with lead white (partially discolored), on blue prepared ground, on laid paper.
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  • A work made of graphite, heightened with lead white (partially discolored), on blue prepared ground, on laid paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Probably attributed to Pieter van der Heyden (Flemish, c. 1530–after 1584)
or possibly by Jan Steen (Dutch, 1626-1679)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pieter van der Heyden

Title

Danae and the Shower of Gold

Place

Holland (Artist's nationality)

Date

1550–1680

Medium

Graphite, heightened with lead white (partially discolored), on blue prepared ground, on laid paper

Dimensions

16.7 × 23.8 cm (6 5/8 × 9 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.1857

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