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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Venus and Cupid

Former Title(s):

An Allegory

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash and gray wash and gouache on medium, moderately textured, gray wove paper mounted to medium slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 11 1/4 inches (19.7 × 28.6 cm) and Mount: 9 × 12 1/4 inches (22.9 × 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, in graphite, recto, lower left: "498 Testa."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Professor Richard L. Purdy
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.26.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | angel | carriage | cherubs | literary theme | pigeon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4033
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