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Venus Trying to Retain Adonis

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on buff laid paper, pieced.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on buff laid paper, pieced.

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n.d.

Artist:

Attributed to Jacob de Wit (Dutch, 1695-1754)
or an unknown Flemish artist

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacob de Wit

Title

Venus Trying to Retain Adonis

Origin

Flanders

Date

Made 1600–1799

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on buff laid paper, pieced

Dimensions

102 × 82 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.3644

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