Venus at the Forge of Vulcan (recto); Sketches with Two Putti (verso)

Artist: Sebastiano Conca (Italian, Gaeta 1676 or 1680–1764 Naples)
Date: ca. 1716–18
Medium: Pen with black-brown and lighter brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk, on paper washed light brown (recto); pen and medium-brown ink, on unprepared buff paper (verso)
Dimensions: Diameter: 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers and Harry G. Sperling Funds, several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts and Mrs. Howard J. Barnet Gift, 2013
Accession Number: 2013.116

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