Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure Without attributes StandingVenus Genetrix
Hercules
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesStatuesNaples, Museo Nazionale (Hercules Farnese)Pre-1600
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalShepherdsShepherd alone
Further details
The British Museum database suggests that the central figure is inspired by the Hercules Farnese
ARTIST/CREATOR
Aspertini, Amico (c1474-1552)
DATE
1531 - 1535
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings) (inv. 1898,1123.3.40)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Aspertini, AmicoSketchbook I, fol. 40v
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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