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Copy of Venus and Cupid with a Lute Player by Titian: 459A

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Copy of Venus and Cupid with a Lute Player by Titian


Miniaturist: Hone, Horace


Measurements and weight

Height: 206 mm
Width: 155 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1815

School or Style


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Enamelled : Enamel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Philip II & his Mistress / Copied after a Picture by Titian from the Orleans / Gallery in the Possession of The Right Hon Lord Vis Fitzwilliam at Richmond in Surrey / Horace Hone A R A / Pinx London 1815
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: This enamel, of Phillip [sic] the Second and his Mistress; / copied after Titian, and by order, with some variations ._ / The original was purchased from the Orleans / Gallery, by The Right Hon. Lord Visct Fitzwilliam / for whom this Enamel was painted / by Horace Hone A.R.A. and miniature painter to His / Royal Highness The Prince Regent - and residing / at No 4 Park Plate St James Street London. / In the year 1815 fifteen _
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: MS label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 459A
Primary reference Number: 18263
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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