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Venus and Cupid. Engraving by R.W. Sievier after W. Etty.

Etty, William, 1787-1849.
Date
[1824]


About this work

Also known as

Later state described as : Venus descending

Description

Venus and Cupid borne aloft by clouds: Venus looks down at Cupid who tugs off her robe leaving her naked. Above, a rainbow. Below, left to right, mountains, a lake, and an ancient city

Publication/Creation

[London], [1824]

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with etching, en chine ; platemark 40.7 x 30.5 cm

Lettering

Engraved by R.W. Sievier from a picture painted by W. Etty.

Edition

[State before subject lettering and imprint].

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2804473i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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