Venus and Cupid
- ca. 1768
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 17 1/2 x 12 15/16 inches (44.4 x 32.9 cm), Plate: 15 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches (39 x 28.3 cm), and Image: 13 1/2 x 11 inches (34.3 x 28 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Venus and Cupid."; lower right: "1768."; on back, lower left: "D. g. Lt."; on back, lower center: "vide Brandes Catalogue d'Estampes | tom 2d pag. 523. H[...] 4. | #124"; on back, lower right: "V. 100."
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Ls. FD RL VAR. | GF A."; lower right: "Greenwood. ft."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- braids | child | god | goddess | landscape | mother | religious and mythological subject | ruins | son | trees | Venus suckling Cupid | wings | woman
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Print made by John Greenwood, 1727–1792, American, active in Britain (from 1763), Venus and Cupid, ca. 1768
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