Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Myths Birth (Venus Anadyomene) Squeezing her hair dry
Jupiter
Various activitiesCastration of Saturn
Saturn
MythsCastration of Uranus
Further details
The Birth of Venus; Venus standing on a shell, holding her hair in her left hand and gesturing with her right; in the clouds above Saturn about to emasculate his father Uranus with a sabre; after Raphael's design for Giulio Romano's fresco on the east wall of the Stufetta Bibbiena at the Vatican.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Dente, Marco (Marco da Ravenna) (c1486-1527)
DATE
1515 - 1520
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XIV.243.323)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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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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