Venus Attiring by the Graces
- Additional Title(s):
The Toilet of Venus
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint with line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 11 1/8 × 13 7/8 inches (28.3 × 35.2 cm), Plate: 10 × 12 13/16 inches (25.4 × 32.5 cm), Image: 9 5/8 × 12 5/8 inches (24.4 × 32.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "#34"
Lettered, lower left: "Albanus inv."; lettered, lower center: "Venus attiring by the Graces"; lettered, lower right: "Sold by H. Overton & J.Hool at the | White horse without Newgate."; lettered, lower right: " B.Lens fecit et exc:"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- beauty | braid | cherubs | chest | clouds | columns | combing | dressing | flowers | fountain | garden | goddesses | harp | mirror | music | nudes | palace | pearls | reflection | religious and mythological subject | statues | vase | watching
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Print made by Bernard Lens II, 1659–1725, British, Venus Attiring by the Graces, undated
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