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Title:

Venus

Maker(s):

Hollar, Wenceslaus; printmaker; attributed; Czech artist, 1607-1677
Elsheimer, Adam; painter; after; German artist, 1578-1610

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1646

Period:

17th Century

Production
Note:

Possibly a variant print by Hollar of an etching after the same painting (see 24.I.4-19). The lettering underneath the image is not by Hollar, as it is in the other etching. Elsheimer's painting is in the Fitzwilliam Museum's collection, no. 532

Technique:

etching

Dimension(s):

height, 93, mm
width, 147, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Provenance:

From the collection of George Hibbert (1757-1837) [Lugt 2849]

Alternative
Number(s):

Hollstein (German); p.151
Lugt; 2849
Pennington; 271a

Related Object(s):

24.I.4-19; Venus
532; Venus and Cupid

Accession:

Object Number: 24.I.4-10
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 129694; input: 2006-04-24; modified: 2013-05-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/129694





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