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Venus and Mars: P.7-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Venus and Mars
The Loves of the Gods / Tabulæ novem coelo elaboratæ ad totidem Titiani archetypos / Nine Prints from the Celebrated Paintings of Titian, in the Duke of Marlboroughs Gallery, at Blenheim

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Smith, John
Painter: Caraglio, Jacopo (After)
Painter: Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (After)
Painter: Vecellio, Tiziano (Formerly after)

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Description

The leather wall-hangings were destroyed by fire in 1861.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1708

Note

Before all lettering.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.7-1948
Primary reference Number: 162474
Wessely (Smith): 336
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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