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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:

Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ

Additional Title(s):

The Virgin and Child, with two Angels at the Foot of the Cradle

Venus Adoring Cupid

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches (22.2 x 25.7 cm) and Sheet: 6 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches (16.2 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.24.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beds (furniture) | children | cradles (children's beds) | dresses | flowers (plants) | mother | mythology | putti | religious and mythological subject | vases | Venus taking care of Cupid | wings (costume accessories) | woman
Associated People:
Cupid
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7088
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