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Creator:
Print made by Wallerant Vaillant, 1623–1677, Dutch
after Erasmus Quellinus, 1607–1678, Flemish
Title:

Adonis dies in the arms of Venus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 15 1/16 × 12 3/16 inches (38.3 × 31 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "29"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "W. 112 III"

Lettered, lower center: "E. Quellinus Pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "W. Vaillant fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.47
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boar | bow | chariot | clouds | death | death of Adonis: he is killed by a boar | dog | goddess | grief | horn | religious and mythological subject | swans | trees
Associated People:
Venus
Adonis
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21935
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