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Venus and Adonis. Engraving, 17--.

Date
[between 1700 and 1799]


About this work

Description

Venus embraces Adonis who sits on the ground before her. Behind, her chariot with doves. Above, Cupids holding a torch

Publication/Creation

[London?], [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image and border 14.5 x 9.5 cm

Lettering

For thee lost youth! My tears & restless pain, Shall in immortal monuments remain, With solemn pomp in annual rites returned, Be thou for ever my Adonis mourn'd.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2853652i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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