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The garden of Venus: Venus surrounded by many cupids who climb trees and a herm. Etching by P. Testa.

Testa, Pietro, 1611-1650.
Date
[between 1600 and 1699]
Reference
33533i
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Publication/Creation

Roma (alla Pace) : Gio. Iacomo Rossi forma, [between 1600 and 1699]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image and border 35.5 x 42.5 cm

Lettering

P. T. L.

Publications note

E. Cropper, Pietro Testa 1612-1650 Prints and drawings, Aldershot 1988, pp. 22-27, no. 13
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Leipzig 1854-1870, XX, p.133, no. 26
P. Bellini, L'opera incisa di Pietro Testa, Vicenza 1976, p.12

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33533i

Reproduction note

The preparatory drawing (ca. 1633) is in the Gabinetti Disegni e stampe degli Uffizi, Florence, no 1716 Esp., recto

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