Artist Matthaus Terwesten, Dutch, 1670-1757
Title
  • Venus and Adonis
Date ca. 1718
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 17 5/8 × 20 3/8 inches (44.8 × 51.8 cm)
Framed: 24 1/4 × 28 1/4 × 2 inches (61.6 × 71.8 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, European Paintings Fund
Accession Number 1985.34
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right, on rock: M./TERWE[illegible]T/17[illegible]8
Marks Marked, on top stretcher bar: 59 I KK
Collection of Dr. Johnson Ball (Clent, England);
(Heim Gallery, London, England);
1985-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Annual Report 1986-European Paintings," Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 3. 1986, pp. 20-21 (fig. 12).

Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 232-233 [entry by S. Donahue Kuretsky].