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Venus and Adonis

ca. 1570
16th century

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, (1520–1582)
After Teodoro Ghisi, Italian, (1536–1601)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: Second of six states
Print impression quality: Very fine
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: G.B. (not in Lugt); Robert Fisher (Lugt 2205)
Bibliography: Bartsch 42 i (vol. 15, p. 402), as before publisher’s name and various retouchings.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1958
Accession Number: 1958.46.2

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This object has the following keywords:
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Venus

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