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Mars and Venus, after Gian Giacomo Caraglio's engraving after Rosso Fiorentino
Mars and Venus, after Gian Giacomo Caraglio's engraving after Rosso Fiorentino
Date:
1575
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
41.7 x 33.8 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ILL in the plate: Typis Antonij Lafreri;
ILR in the plate: Romae MDLXXV;
Provenance:
IUC in ink: G. Storck a Milano 1798/ In. A. 8012; G. Storck (1766-1836) Milan (L. 2319);
Copy in reverse of B. 51 by Caraglio.

Accession Number:
1963.30.36538
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Cupid strips Mars of his cuirass while Venus waits on a nearby bed, attended by nude women and putti who play with the discarded armor and weapons.

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