Bernard Picart / Phaeton asks his Father Phoebus for the Sun's Chariot / 18th CenturyBernard Picart
Phaeton asks his Father Phoebus for the Sun's Chariot
18th Century

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Creator Name: Picart, Bernard
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1673 - 1733
Gender: M
Creator Birth Place: Paris
Creator Death Place: Amsterdam
Creator Name-CRT: Bernard Picart
Title: Phaeton asks his Father Phoebus for the Sun's Chariot
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1700
Creation End Date: 1799
Creation Date: 18th Century
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: pen and brown ink with wash over a black chalk sketch on white laid paper
Dimensions: H.6-7/8 x W.8-5/8 in.
Inscriptions: MARK
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 70.51
Credit Line: The David M. Daniels Fund
AMICA ID: MIA_.70.51
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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