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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Venus Chiding Cupid
Date:
1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches (29.6 x 25.7 cm) and Image: 9 1/2 x 8 1/16 inches (24.2 x 20.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "Juer 1000 - 1590 - 1597 (1000 and 1590 crossed out) | Proof | C494 III/V | (IR31/494)"

Lettered in brown ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt,,"; along lower right border of oval image: "F,, Bartolozzi fecit. [o-shaped mark]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.573
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | boys | brothers | children | clouds | curls | family | goddess | gods | guilt | love | mathematics | mother | mythology | nude | numbers | oval | portrait | punishing | punishment | putto | religious and mythological subject | Roman | sadness | scroll (information artifact) | smiling | sons | Venus punishing Cupid | wings | woman
Associated People:
Anteros
Cupid
Venus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40772
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