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Print, Venus Complains to Jupiter, mid-16th century

This is a Print. It was print maker: Master of the Die and after Raphael and published by Antonio Salamanca. It is dated mid-16th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

21.2 × 24.8 cm (8 3/8 × 9 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Inscribed at lower right 'Ant. Sal. exc.'

It is inscribed

Inscribed at lower right 'Ant. Sal. exc.'; at lower left 'Con le colombe al ciel Vener, correggia, / Chiede à Gioue Mercurio, e’ mpetra quello, / Poi prega lui, che psiche bandir deggia / La fugitua, & pargeli l libello, /'; at lower right 'E i la bandisce, ouunque il giorno albeggia, / Ne luogo lascia, nil la, necastello, / Promettendo à chiunque insegna quella, / Che setti baci haurà da Vener bella.'; numbered at lower left '18'; at lower left '18' verso [handwritten in graphite]: "Bonasoire?"

Cite this object as

Print, Venus Complains to Jupiter, mid-16th century; After Raphael (Italian, 1483 - 1520); engraving on laid paper; 21.2 × 24.8 cm (8 3/8 × 9 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8672

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