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Venus [Aphrodite]: a copy of the "Dresden Venus". Stipple engraving by G.S and J.G. Facius, 1781, after Josiah Boydell after Titian.

Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Date
Jan.y 1st 1781


About this work

Description

The lettering in the finished state names the owner of the picture as Philip Metcalfe ("From the original picture of Philip Metcalfe Esqr. Size of the picture 4 F.0 I by 5 F.5 I long")

Publication/Creation

London (in Cheapside) : John Boydell, engraver, Jan.y 1st 1781.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with etching ; platemark 46.7 x 55.7 cm

Lettering

Titian pinxit. Jos.h Boydell dellin. G.S. & J.G. Facius sculp.t

Edition

[State with etched lettering].

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3046078i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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