Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Venus punishing AmorVenus chastising Amor
Further details
This painting is an early copy after an engraving by Agostino Carracci, executed ca. 1590. It shows Venus in the middle of the composition chastising Cupid, who is blindfold and carried on the back of a putto while another on the left is weeping.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Carracci, Agostino (1557-1602) (after)
DATE
late 16th century - 17th century
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (Inv. DYCE 48)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Kauffmann C.M., Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 64, cat. no. 61; see also: The Illustrated Bartsch, XVIII, 135 (109).
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RELATIONS
London, Victoria and Albert Museum
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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