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A woman feeling the tip of an arrow with her finger; representing the sense of touch. Mezzotint by A. van Haecken after J. Amigoni.

Amigoni, Jacopo, 1682-1752.
Date
[17--]


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Description

The composition can be understood as Venus testing the sharpness of Cupid's arrows

Publication/Creation

London (in the Strand) : T. Jefferys ; London (on London Bridge) : W. Herbert, [17--]

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35 x 25.1 cm

Lettering

Feeling. Amiconi pinxt. Alex.r Vanhacken fecit

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26932i

Language

  • English


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