Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis
- Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- 21 1/4 × 29 7/8 inches (54 × 75.9 cm), 17 1/16 × 20 1/8 inches (43.3 × 51.1 cm), 16 13/16 × 19 13/16 inches (42.7 × 50.3 cm), and 15 3/8 × 19 inches (39.1 × 48.3 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "B.West Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "VENUS LAMENTING THE DEATH OF ADONIS. | From the Original Picture, in the Collection of SIR WILLIAM YOUNG BART. | To whom this PLATE, is most Humbly Dedicated By his most Obliged Humble Servant | Matthew Liart. | Publish'd May 1st 1783, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London."; lettered, lower right: "Matthew Liart delin et Sculpt."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Print made by Mathieu Liart, 1736–1782, British, Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis, 1783
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