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Cupid. Etching by P. Vitali after G. Reni.

  • Reni, Guido, 1575-1642.
Date
[between 1700 and 1799?]
Reference
2124993i
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Description

Cupid holds a bow and arrows, and points upwards with his right hand. In the background, the sailing ship in which Paris will take Helen away

Publication/Creation

Romae (ad aream Pasquini) : Apud Montagnanum, [between 1700 and 1799?]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image and lettering 27.4 x 18.5 cm

Lettering

Silentium et tenebras amor improbus ad facinus quaerit. Adservatur in aedibus Spadae princ. Guido Rheni pinx.t. P. Vitali sculp. Romae. Volpato direxit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2124993i

Reproduction note

After: a detail of a painting by Reni of the rape of Helen, of which a version is in the Louvre (not the ex-Spada version shown here)

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Languages

  • Latin


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