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Venere intanto soura dui delphini, . . . (A White Bird Telling Venus of Cupid's Illness) , pl. 16, from the Series: The History of Psyche
Venere intanto soura dui delphini, . . . (A White Bird Telling Venus of Cupid's Illness) , pl. 16, from the Series: The History of Psyche
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16th century
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Not on display
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Engraving
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19.6 x 23 cm
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Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.62.16
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
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Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

Venus arrives on dolphins with nereids and tritons, and a white bird who hovers by her ear and whispers to her news of Cupid's Illness.