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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:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 inches (26.4 × 35.6 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 7/16 inches (25.1 × 34.1 cm), and Image: 9 9/16 × 13 3/8 inches (24.3 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#38"

Lettered, lower left: "Mrs Ann Killegrew pinx: B Lens fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Venus & Adonis"; lettered, lower right: "printed for Jo. Bowles at the Black Horse Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1054
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | goddess | 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:22744
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