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Print, Venus and Cupid, 1528

This is a Print. It was created by Lucas van Leyden. It is dated 1528 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

16 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, upper left center: 1528 / L

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper center: VENUS LA TRESBELLE DEESSE / DAMOVRS

Cite this object as

Print, Venus and Cupid, 1528; Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, ca. 1494 - 1533); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 16 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1948-133-16

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