Print, Alexander the Great Offering Campaspe to Apelles
This is a Print. It was designed by Johann Martin Weis and print maker: Johann Martin Weis. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
It is signed
Lettered lower center, in plate: J. Weis invente.et sc.
It is inscribed
Printed lower center, in plate: Dum pingit nudae Fulgentia membra Puella / Pictor, alit Flamas inscius ipse fuas / Sensit Alexander! Formanique adjudicat art, / Nec Rex Pictori. Cedere turpe putat.; Inscribed in graphite, lower center, in margin: 117
Cite this object as
Print, Alexander the Great Offering Campaspe to Apelles; Designed by Johann Martin Weis (French, 1711 - 1751); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-118