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Celestial Venus (recto); Main Hall, Baths of Diocletian (verso)

A work made of pen and brown ink (recto), and pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash and black chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink (recto), and pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash and black chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1535

Artist:

Circle of Maarten van Heemskerck
Netherlandish, 1498-1574

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Artist

Circle of Marten van Heemskerck

Title

Celestial Venus (recto); Main Hall, Baths of Diocletian (verso)

Origin

Netherlands

Date

Made 1530–1540

Medium

Pen and brown ink (recto), and pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash and black chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left and right, in pen and brown ink: “Francis Veruzio”; verso, lower left, in pen and black ink: “FRANCESCO VERLA/ lived early 16. cent."; lower right, in graphite: “Verla, Francesco/ 9 x 4”

Dimensions

230 × 102 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.1034

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