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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Hans Rotenhamer, 1564–1625, German
Title:

Venus and Cupid

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 5 3/4 × 4 1/4 inches (14.6 × 10.8 cm) and Image: 5 3/8 × 4 3/16 inches (13.7 × 10.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower center: "N111779 2.6"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "241E"

Lettered, lower left: "Rottenhamer pinx: B.Lens fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Cum privillegio Regis"; lettered, lower right: "E. Cooper ex"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1026
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | child | god | goddess | heart | jewelry | love | mother | nudes | pearls | quiver | religious and mythological subject | son | standing | wings
Associated People:
Venus
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22716
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