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Venus and Bacchus (Without Ceres and Bacchus Venus would Frieze)

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over traces of charcoal, heightened with opaque white watercolor (partially discolored), on buff laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over traces of charcoal, heightened with opaque white watercolor (partially discolored), on buff laid paper.

Date:

1590–95

Artist:

Abraham Bloemaert
Dutch, 1566-1651

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Abraham Bloemaert

Title

Venus and Bacchus (Without Ceres and Bacchus Venus would Frieze)

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1590–1595

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over traces of charcoal, heightened with opaque white watercolor (partially discolored), on buff laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, center, in graphite: “5411 / frb”; lower center, in graphite: “Donato Parigi / Sienna 1680”; lower right, in graphite: “Uytewal”

Dimensions

147 x 195 mm

Credit Line

Regenstein Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2020.256

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