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Prints and Drawings
Artist, workshop of: Jörg Breu the Elder, German, 1475/76–1537

Circe transforming the Men of Ulysses into Animals

ca. 1525–35

Pen and brown ink, reworked in black ink

Object: roughly circular, diameter 24.3 cm (9 9/16in.); Framed: 52.07 × 39.37 cm (20 1/2 × 15 1/2in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2003.30.1
Geography: 
Made in Germany
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
German
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

French private collection; acquired from Monroe Warshaw

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 52–54, no. 7, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.