Artist Unknown (Italian)
Artist after Odoardo Fialetti, Italian, 1573-1638
  • Venus and Cupid
  • Vénus couvrant d'un drap l'Amour qui est vu par les dos, et dormant couché sur une butte à gauche du devant (alternate title)
Date n.d.a.
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 × 3 3/4 inches (17.8 × 9.5 cm)
Sheet: 7 1/8 × 3 7/8 inches (18.1 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S488.50B
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: Queste neui animate, ahi quali, ahi guanti | Destan ne petti altrui uoraci ardori | Posi ben tu, ma no han posa i Cori.
Inscribed, lower right corner of plate: Z
Inscribed, in ink, verso: OR
May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)