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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Baverstock Knight, 1785–1859, British
after Correggio, ca. 1489/94–1534, Italian
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834, British
Title:
Cupid Disarmed by Venus
Date:
1804
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 13/16 x 15 3/16 inches (50.4 x 38.5 cm), Plate: 16 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches (41.6 x 31.4 cm), and Image: 13 13/16 x 10 13/16 inches (35.1 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "13"; on back, lower left: "3"; on back, lower right: "No 1 (in between two horizontal lines) | 19 | (IR31/391) | 4/ [horizontal line] | 1[...]76"

Lettered, lower left: "Corregio, pinxt."; lower center: "CUPID DISARMED BY VENUS. | London Published as the Act directs, June 1st 1804, at R. Ackerman's Repository of Arts, No. 101, Strand."; lower right: F. Bartolozzi & Knight, sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.555
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | boys | children | costume | earrings | family | flowers (plants) | goddess | Greek | headband | love | mother | mythology | nude | portrait | putti | quiver | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | sons | trees | Venus taking care of Cupid | wings | woman
Associated People:
Venus
Cupid
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40664
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