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Venus (Aphrodite). Etching by S.F. Ravenet after R. Dalton, 1746.

Dalton, Richard, 1715?-1791.
Date
9 Jan.y 1746


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Description

The sculpture known as the "Medici Venus", in the Uffizi, Florence, from 1688 to 1800 and then from 1815 onwards: Haskell and Penny, loc. cit.

Publication/Creation

[London] : Publish'd according to act of Parliament [by R. Dalton?], 9 Jan.y 1746.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 51.8 x 35 cm

Lettering

Venus e musaeo mediceo. R. Dalton del. ; F. Ravenet sculp. To the Hon.ble Stuart Mackenzie Esq.r this plate is humbly inscrib'd by his most oblig'd & obedient servant, R. Dalton

Publications note

F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the antique, the lure of classical sculpture 1500-1900, New Haven and London 1981, pp. 325-328, no. 88 (no mention of this print)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 663775i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin
  • English


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