Venus Sleeping


Stipple engraving after painting formerly attributed to Annibale Carracci once in the Cabinet at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Now in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg as Sleeping Venus from the circle of Carracci. Print removed from George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 2.

Date Made: 1785

Maker: CarracciArtist Attribution: Carracci, AnnibaleEngraver: Bartolozzi, FrancescoPublisher: Boydell, John

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

Subject: Mythology


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Credit Line: Marsh Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0534.03.67Accession Number: 1978.0534Catalog Number: 1978.0534.03.67

Object Name: PrintprintengravingObject Type: EngravingOther Terms: Print; Intaglio; Stipple

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 33.25 cm x 41.75 cm; 13 3/32 in x 16 7/16 inplate: 29.75 cm x 38 cm; 11 23/32 in x 14 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_785918

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