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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Anne Killigrew, ca. 1660–ca. 1685, British
Title:

Venus and Adonis

Date:
c. 1690
Medium:
Mezzotint, before all letters on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 × 13 13/16 inches (25.7 × 35.1 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 1/2 inches (25.1 × 34.3 cm), and Image: 9 9/16 × 13 1/2 inches (24.3 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Venus and Adonis proof Smith"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#37"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1053
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | goddess | horn | horn (musical instrument) | hunting | hunting dogs | love | man | nude | religious and mythological subject | spear | wings | wisdom
Associated People:
Venus
Cupid
Adonis
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22743
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