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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
Title:

Venus Holding the Apple of Paris

Date:
1695
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 5 3/4 inches (18.7 × 14.6 cm), Plate: 7 × 5 5/16 inches (17.8 × 13.5 cm), and Image: 6 11/16 × 5 5/16 inches (17 × 13.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "82a"

Lettered, lower right: "Sold by J. Smith in Russell Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1215
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apple | beauty | bow | cupids | doves | goddess | music | nude | pearls | religious and mythological subject | sitting | trees | victory | violin | wings | wreath
Associated People:
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23063
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