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Venus and Eros Carried by Dolphins, after the engraving by Marco Dente da Ravenna
Venus and Eros Carried by Dolphins, after the engraving by Marco Dente da Ravenna
Date:
early 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
26.5 x 17.3 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
LC verso in ink: Sir M. Masterman Sykes, English 1771-1823, (L.1897);
Another collector's mark above it, indecipherable.

Accession Number:
1963.30.3150
Acquisition Date:
1955-05-10
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A nude woman and a Cupid riding in the sea on the backs of sea monsters, buildings visible along the shore, and faces representing the wind blowing.