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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis
Date:
1559
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
53.5 x 41.1 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36160
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Venus, seated in a forest, throws her arms around Adonis' waist as he rushes off with his hunting dogs and spear. A small child sleeps with a dove nearby him in the distance.