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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
after Jean Pierre Tassaert, 1651–1725
Published by William Allen, active 1778–1829, British
Title:

Venus Bathing

Date:
between 1779 and 1786
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 10 1/2 inches (37.5 × 26.7 cm), Plate: 13 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (34.9 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (31.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "#144 | L439"

Lettered below image, lower center: "Venus Bathing | From an Original Picture by Tassaert, in the possession of Wm. Allen | Printed for Wm. Allen, No.88 Dame-street, Dublin"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.798
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathing | cloth | flowers (plants) | goddess | landscape | necklaces | pearls | religious and mythological subject | rocks | sash | smiling | tree | waterfall
Associated People:
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22491
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