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What is this?

Pluto, riding a unicorn, galloping out of a swirl of sea-foam on the rocks at left, carries off the young Proserpine. Above, swirling clouds display the monogram of Dürer and date "1516".

This is a print from Germany. It is dated 1516 and we acquired it in 0000. Bequest of George Campbell Cooper. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

engraving on off-white laid paper

Its dimensions are

30.8 x 21 cm (12 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Upper right corner in plate: monogram

It is inscribed

Upper right corner in plate: 1516 and monogram

This object was created by Albrecht Dürer

This object was bequest of George Campbell Cooper

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18099087/ |title=Print, "Abduction of Proserpine on a Unicorn", 1516 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 August 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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