Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Collections of prints
Lafréry, Speculum Romanae MagnificentiaeStatuesVenus and Amor, possibly from the Este Collection
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Handling bow and arrowsAmor holding an arrow
Further details
perhaps from Tivoli, Este Collection; this is the only version of the image used in the Speculum
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vico, Enea (1523-1567)
DATE
1561
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Lafréry, AntoineSpeculum Romanae Magnificentiae, Rome, 1540s and later, plate Hülsen 54a
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.293.24 (first state))
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Christian Hülsen, 'Das Speculum Romanae magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri', Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki, bibliopolae florentino, sexagenario, Munich 1921, p. 155, no. 64a; A Descriptive Catalogue of Engravings from the University of Chicago Library's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, Chicago 1973, no. A 146
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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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