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Hurdy-gurdy playing satyr with a sleeping nymph

Hurdy-Gurdy Playing Satyr with a Sleeping Nymph
Master of 1515 (Italian [?], active ca. 1515)
Engraving with drypoint burr

Nice old engraving dating to 1515 of a hurdy-gurdy playing satyr with a sleeping nymph.  Part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.  The satyr appears to be left handed. 

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