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Creator:
Print made by Charles Phillips, 1737– after 1783
after Francesco Salviati, 1510–1563, Italian
Title:

Venus and Cupid

Date:
1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 20 1/16 × 14 3/16 inches (51 × 36 cm) and Image: 18 5/8 × 14 inches (47.3 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "first proof"; inscribed in blue crayon, verso, lower left: "5/-"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D | 451"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "F. Salviata pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "C. Phillips fecit."; lettered, lower center: "J. Boydell Exct 1766."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1337
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | child | cloth | crown | earring | mother | nudes | pearls | quiver | rocks
Associated People:
Venus
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23186
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