Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor With other figuresGraces or nymphs
Allegories Miscellaneous
With other figuresGraces or Nymphs
Amor
AllegoriesEros and Anteros (requited love)Miscellaneous
Graces
With other figuresVenus and Amor
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (Emblem Books)Bocchi, Symbolicarum quaestionum de universo genere, 1555
Further details
Book III, Symbol LXXX: Hic Anteros quid est nisi verum esse Amorem mutuum; Venus entrusts Amor to the Graces, but he does not grow; following the counsel of the Oracle she then begets Anteros, gives him likewise to the Graces, and both grow up happily together
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bonasone, Giulio (born c1510, died after 1576)
DATE
1555
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bocchi, AchilleSymbolicarum quaestionum, de universo genere, quas serio ludebat, libri quinque, Bologna, 1574, p. 170
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.163.257)
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