The Wallace Collection

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The Rape of Ganymede
  • Attributed to Vincenzo Danti (1530 - 1576)
  • Italian School
  • The Rape of Ganymede
  • Italy
  • mid 16th century
  • Relief
  • Copper alloy, with high lead content. Lost-wax cast. Cast in one piece, possibly directly cast.
  • Height: 20.4 cm
    Width: 33.8 cm
    c., Depth: 4 cm
  • S316
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
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Further Reading
  • Louis-Fidel Debruge-Dumenil by 1838. Marcel Debruge-Dumenil and Josephine Labart. Prince Petr Soltykoff, August 1849. Debruge-Dumenil sale, Paris, 8 February 1850, lot 335. Rattier sale, Paris 21-24 March 1859, lot 95; Sir Richard Wallace for the 4th Marquess