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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:

Studies for "Venus Rising from her Couch"

Date:
ca. 1828
Medium:
Graphite on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 7 7/8 inches (16.5 × 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "First thoughts on Venus rising from her couch. | & its companion Diana."

Signed in graphite, center: "JWD. RA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2013.22
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
couch | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:67364
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