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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis
Engraver:
After:
Date:
ca. 1570
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 318 x 223 mm (12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.) no visible plate mar
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

SLL in the plate: G MF;
ILL in the plate: TEODORO/ GHISI/ IN;
Provenance:
Colnaghi (mannerism catalogue n. 81, March 1974);
LC verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 42);

Accession Number:
1985.1.421
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions, Part 1, 1500-1950, 7 March - 24 May 1987.

In a forest with hunting dogs, a putto raises a cloth to reveal Venus seated on a rock with Adonis, trying to restrain him from leaving for the hunt.