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Creator:
Henry Howard, 1769–1847, British
Title:

Venus and Cupid

Former Title(s):

Venus and Cupids [1810, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1809
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 36 x 28 1/4 inches (91.4 x 71.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "Howard RA | 1809"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.19.3
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
angels | beauty | boy | curls | curtains | doves | family | field | hairpiece | landscape | love | mother | mountain | Neo-Classical | nude | putto | religious and mythological subject | Roman | sandals | shawls | son | trees | Venus taking care of Cupid | water | wings | woman
Associated People:
Cupid
Venus
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1244
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Art on the line : the Royal Academy exhibitions at Somerset House, 1780-1836 : [catalogue of works], , The Courtauld Gallery, London, 2001, no.124, V 0909 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 124-125, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1810. 42d., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 42, B. McMillan, London, 1810, p. 6, no. 66, N5054 A43 v. 2 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Art on the Line : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2001, Foldout no. 90, N5054 A78 2001B (YCBA)


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