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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.63.10
People
Possibly by René Boyvin, French (Angers c. 1530 - c. 1598 Angers(?))
Possibly by Pierre Milan, French (active c. 1542 - 1556)
After Leonard Thiry, French (active Fontainebleau, 1536 - 1550 Antwerp)
Title
Venus
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Grotesques with Classical Divinities
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1540-1550
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/349960
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 17.5 x 10.8 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: engraved, upper margin, center: 10
  • legend: engraved, lower margin: Et Veneri, et Veneris nato occubuere potentes,
  • inscription: inscribed, verso, in blue ink in a circle: 30
Provenance
Edith I. Welch, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Robert-Dumesnil VIII (under Boyvin) 128
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edith I. Welch
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.63.10
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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