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Venus and Cupid Pleading their Cause: P.6065-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Venus and Cupid Pleading their Cause
Fable of Psyche


Printmaker: Master of the Die
Publisher: Salamanca, Antonio
Painter: Sanzio, Raffaello (After)
Coxie, Michiel I (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Circa 1530 - Circa 1550


State II/II, published by Antonio Salamanca, who owned a number of plates engraved by Marcantonio and his circle from about 1519 to the 1550s.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6065-R
Primary reference Number: 127713
Bartsch: 68-II
Passavant: p.100
Illustrated Bartsch: 68-II (223)
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Thursday 3 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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