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Venus and Amor at the Forge of Vulcan

ca. 1550
16th century

Monogrammist L. D. (aka Master LD, Leon Davent), French
After Luca Penni, Italian, (1500-1504–1577)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Bibliography: Bartsch 56 (vol. 16, p. 327); Zerner 67; Passavant vol. 6, 189 ff.; Nagler, Lex. vol. 12, 222.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D2.36

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This object has the following keywords:
  • allegory
  • 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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