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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after unknown artist, ( F. Cersabon )
Title:

Venus Presenting Armour to Aeneas

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 10 × 13 1/16 inches (25.4 × 33.2 cm) and Image: 9 3/4 × 13 1/16 inches (24.8 × 33.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "281"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "a/x"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Fr.Cersabom delin."; lettered, lower center: "Venus presenting Armour to Aeneas."; lettered, lower right: "B.Lens exd."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.997
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | chariot | clouds | cupids | forest | gift | hero | river | river-god | river-gods | shield | sword | torch
Associated People:
Aeneas
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22687
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