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Venus Blinding Cupid

1769
18th century
398 x 487 mm (15.7 x 19.2 in.)

Robert Strange, British (English), (1721–1792)
After Titian, Italian (Venetian), (ca. 1488–1576)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Strange drew his copy of the Titian painting in 1761 in Rome; he engraved it in London in 1769.
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “R. Strange Romae delint. Å 1761. Atque Å 1769 Aere incidit Londini”
Marks: Watermark: Letters with design (indecipherable)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Adolph Theodor Gertäcker (Lugt 1077)
Bibliography: Le Blanc, Strange, no. 28 second of two states (pp. 30–31).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D2.26

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  • plate Dimensions: 398 x 487 mm (15.7 x 19.2 in.)

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