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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:
The Birth of Venus
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, brown ink, gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 5 7/8in. (18.4 x 14.9cm) and Mount: 8 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches (20.6 x 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "J Bossani"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1410
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
(story of) Venus (Aphrodite) | angels | births | clouds | cupids | horses (animals) | mythology | religious and mythological subject | sea | wings
Associated People:
Venus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12831
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