Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
WorshipVeneration of Venus
LITERATURE
Ancient
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, CyclesTranslation by Blaise de Vigenère, first published 1615
Further details
This engraving illustrates the section 'La statue de Cupidon', which does not form part of the original Imagines, but is one of de Vigenère's additions
ARTIST/CREATOR
Gaultier, Léonard (c1561-c1635) after Caron, Antoine (1521-1599)
DATE
1629 published, engraving cut 1609
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Philostratus of LemnosLes images ou tableaux de platte peinture des deux Philostrates, sophistes grecs, et les Statues de Callistrate, tr. Blaise de Vigenère, Paris, 1629, p. 872
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gazette de Beaux-Arts, 1960, p. 15
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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