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Plaque with Mercury Bringing Psyche up to Mount Olympus
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Plaque with Mercury Bringing Psyche up to Mount Olympus


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This plaque depicts a scene from the story of Cupid and Psyche by the Roman writer Lucius Apulius (ca. 123-ca 170).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for condition
2/05/1958Treatmentcoated
3/16/2004Technical ReportX-ray fluorescence
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1560-1570 (Renaissance)
Medium
painted enamel and gilding on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.148
Measurements
5 13/16 x 3 11/16 in. (14.8 x 9.4 cm)
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