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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Venus Childing Cupid
Date:
1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/16 × 12 7/8 inches (43.3 × 32.7 cm), Plate: 14 3/8 × 11 inches (36.5 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 9 3/8 × 7 7/8 inches (23.8 × 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "IV 219"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "F.Bartolozzi fecit."; lettered, lower center: "VENUS CHIDING CUPID. | Publish'd as the Act directs, by A.Poggi, No.7, St.George's Row, Oxford Turnpike, Janry.1st 1784."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10355
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | children | clouds | goddess | scroll | teasing | wings | woman
Associated People:
Cupid
Venus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26411
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