Venus Sleeping

Venus Sleeping

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
print
engraving
Object Type
Engraving
Other Terms
Print; Intaglio; Stipple
date made
1785
maker
Carracci
artist attribution
Carracci, Annibale
engraver
Bartolozzi, Francesco
publisher
Boydell, John
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
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 in
plate: 29.75 cm x 38 cm; 11 23/32 in x 14 31/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.03.67
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.03.67
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Mythology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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