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Many figures including a woman identified as Venus gambling with Cupid, evidence of torture and tumult. Engraving.

Bandinelli, Baccio, 1493-1560.

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Identified by Bartsch as depicting Venus playing dice with Cupid for the liberty and hearts of human beings. Cumberland apparently identified the central figure as Medea

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1 print : engraving

Publications note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vol. 15, Würzburg 1922, p. 30, no. 11

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Wellcome Library no. 37651i

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