Mars seated at the left, his left hand on Venus's shoulder, cupid beside her at the right
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))
11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (29.8 x 20.9 cm)
Gift of Henry Walters, 1917
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered monogram 'MAF' lower centre, and at the right the year '1508'. The letters '16.d' that follow the date have been scratched off from this impression.
P. Gervaise (French, died 1860); Juan Jorge Peoli (American, New York 1825–1893 Sagua la Grande, Cuba); his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, May 8–12, 1894, lot
Yale University Art Gallery. "Changing Impression: Marcantonio Raimondi & Sixteenth-Century Print Connoisseurship," December 14, 1999–February 13, 2000.
Bartsch XIV.257.345-II; Delaborde 1887, no.119; Shoemaker and Broun 1981, 13a ii/ii or iii/iii (last state)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.
Henri Delaborde Marc Antonio Raimondi étude historique et critique, suivie d'un catalogue raisonné des ouevres du maitre. Paris, 1887.
Innis Shoemaker, Elizabeth Broun The Engravings of Marcantonio Raimondi. Lawrence, 1981.
Stefania Massari Tra mito e allegoria: immagini a stampa nel '500 e '600. Rome, 1989, cat. no. 2, p. 6.
Clay Dean, Theresa Fairbanks, Lisa Pon, Yale University Art Gallery Changing Impressions: Marcantonio Raimondi and Sixteenth-Century Print Connoisseurship. Exh. cat. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, December 14, 1999 - February 13, 2000, cat. no. 8, fig. no. 10, pp. 76, 22-43, ill.