Venus Commanding Vulcan to Make Arms for Aeneas

A work made of various brown chalks, with touches of brush and brown chalk wash, heightened with white chalk, on cream laid paper, prepared with a light brown wash ground, laid down on heavy buff laid paper.
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  • A work made of various brown chalks, with touches of brush and brown chalk wash, heightened with white chalk, on cream laid paper, prepared with a light brown wash ground, laid down on heavy buff laid paper.

Date:

1767

Artist:

François Boucher
French, 1703-1770

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Artist

François Boucher

Title

Venus Commanding Vulcan to Make Arms for Aeneas

Origin

France

Date

1767

Medium

Various brown chalks, with touches of brush and brown chalk wash, heightened with white chalk, on cream laid paper, prepared with a light brown wash ground, laid down on heavy buff laid paper

Dimensions

304 × 205 mm (primary support); 330 × 230 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.901

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