Drawing, Design for an Oval Frame on Theme of Venus Victorious
This is a drawing. It was attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated 1690–1700 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
21.6 x 15.6 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: inside oval, I, Uppercase cursive J, a fleur de lys, and a C.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in frame, in graphite, upper left: VICTRIX; upper center: VENUS VICTRIX; in pen and brown ink, top center: Venus Victrix; upper right: a ceinture de Ven(us)/ et ses attributs, at left edge: ...rithe (?); verso: dotted oval.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for an Oval Frame on Theme of Venus Victorious; Attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink, graphite on paper; 21.6 x 15.6 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-240