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Creator:
Peter Oliver, 1589–1647, British
after Titian, 1488/90–1576, Italian
Title:

Venus and Adonis

Date:
1631
Medium:
Gray wash, graphite, and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
7 9/16 x 8 13/16 inches (19.2 x 22.4 cm) and 7 3/8 × 8 3/4 inches (18.7 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink lower right: "Titiano Invenit"

Signed and dated in blue ink, upper right: "1631 | P. Olivier.| F.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1352
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armband | dogs (animals) | dove | embracing | hunter | leashes | love | man | nude | religious and mythological subject | women
Associated People:
Cupid
Adonis
Venus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11277
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