Italian | c.1660

 

An etching by the Flemish artist Valentin Lefebre (c.1642-82), representing the mythological scene of the abduction of Europa by her lover Zeus in the form of a bull, watched by two women on a river bank outside a medieval tow; based on a painting by Titian. Signed 'V. Lefebre del sculp.' in plate. Black ink on ivory paper. Float mounted.

 

Image:  22cm  x   31cm

Mount:  37cm  x  46.5cm

£135