Venus pricked by the thorns on a rose bush, in the background Mars chasing Adonis, in the foreground winged cupid resting

Artist: After Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist: After Luca Penni (Italian, Florence 1500/1504–1557 Paris)
Date: 1556
Medium: Engraving
Dimensions: sheet: 11 15/16 x 8 3/8 in. (30.4 x 21.2 cm) within platemark
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.1003.2

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