Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Adonis
Venus and Adonis Adonis taking leave from Venus
CyclesMiscellaneous
Census of Antique Art known in the RenaissanceUnknown or lost PrototypesUnknown sarcophagus copied by Girolamo da Carpi
Further details
The seated Venus at the right comes from a farewell scene of an Adonis Sarcophagus, the other scene from a Nereid sarcophagus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Girolamo da Carpi (1501-1556)
DATE
1549 - 1553
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings) (inv. 1946,0713.307,v)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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