Venus and Cupid in a niche

Venus and Cupid in a niche
Venus and Cupid in a niche
Attrib. To:
Date:
15th–16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
19.7 x 11.2 cm (image); 19.7 x 11.2 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36921
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

In a niche with molding at the top of the arch and string molding extending onto the wall: A nude woman (Venus) with a piece of drapery over her head lifts it from her eyes to lok down at the baby Eros with his quiver and bow; he seems to be holding up the back of her drapery to look at her rear.

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