Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Bath and Toilet of Venus Venus combed and adorned by the Graces
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Vanity (Vanitas) Vanity of appearance
Further details
Venus wearing a 'ring', probably of straw, around her head, and her hair is draped over it, in order to be bleached by the sun, whilst her face is protected, called by the museum 'Allegorie op de Ijdelheid'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Aspruck, Franz (born c1570-1580)
DATE
1606
LOCATION
Amsterdam, Rijksprentenkabinet (RP-T-1940-610)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (L.no. 3561)
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RELATIONS
Rijksmuseum
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of the Rijksbureau for Kunsthistorische Documentatie
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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