Artist Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet, French, 1731-1797
Artist after Johanna Juliana Friederi Bacciarelli, German, 1733-1863
Artist after Alessandro Turchi, Italian, 1578-1649
  • Venus and Adonis
Date c. 1756
Medium Engraving printed in black on laid paper
Dimensions plate: 12 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.
32.3 x 36.5 cm
sheet: 27 3/4 x 21 in.
70.4 x 53.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.103
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Fre. Bacciarelli. nee Richter del. 1756.; lower right: J. Beauvarlet Sculp; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Alessandro Turco, detto / l'Orbetto. / dalla Galerie Reale di Dresda. / della stessa grandezza della Stampa; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau d'Alexandre Turco dit / l'Orbetto. / de la Galerie Roiale de Dresde. / de la meme grandeur que l'Estampe.; lower right corner: 15; in black ink after Beauvarlet, lower right: b. 1733.; below Alexandre Turco: 1582 / died Verona 1648; lower center: Venus holding the Corpse of Adonis; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard. / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 9
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 316.