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Venus and Cupid on a Snail

Artist:
Copy after Hans Brosamer (German, active by 1536, probably died 1552)
Date:
1538
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and gray brown wash over preliminary drawing in black chalk or charcoal.
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. (22.5 x 36.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.858
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on the tree trunk on the right in a somewhat different shade of brown ink: HB (momogram) / 1538
[Walter Gernsheim, London]; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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