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Aurora and Cephalus
L'Aurore et Céphale

François Forster, Swiss, 1790 - 1872. After Baron Pierre Narcisse Guérin, French, 1774 - 1833. Published by Chaillou-Potrelle, rue St. Honoré, French.

Made in Paris, France, Europe


Etching and engraving with masked plate tone

Image: 18 x 13 7/16 inches (45.7 x 34.2 cm) Plate: 22 1/4 x 16 1/2inches (56.5 x 41.9cm) Sheet: 25 1/4 x 19inches (64.2 x 48.3cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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