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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Titian, 1488/90–1576, Italian
Title:

Venus Witholding Adonis From the Chase

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 5 5/16 inches (17.8 × 13.5 cm), Plate: 6 3/4 × 5 1/16 inches (17.1 × 12.9 cm), and Image: 4 3/16 × 5 1/16 inches (10.6 × 12.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "233A"

Lettered, lower left: "Titian Invent."; lettered, lower right: "J.Smith ex."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1216
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | embracing | fountain | hunting horns | love | man | shell | staff | trees | water | wreath
Associated People:
Adonis
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23064
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