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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:

Sed Placidam Pueri Metuens Turbare Quietem, Fixit Vicinis Basia Mille Rosis

Additional Title(s):

Venus finding Adonis asleep,

Date:
1778
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Mortimer del."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi sculp. | Basium 1"; lettered, lower center: "Sed placidam Pueri metuens turbare quielem, | Fixit vicinis Basia mille rosis. | Published as the Act directs July 1, 1778 by J. Bew Paternoster Row"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19804
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38201
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