Artist Odoardo Fialetti, Italian, 1573-1638
  • Venus Covering Sleeping Amor
  • L'Amour portant une provision de flèches, pour en remplir son carquois, jetté à terre, au pieds de Vénus qui est assise à droite, tenant l'arc de la main gauche. (alternate title)
  • Les jeux de l'amour | The Sport of Love (series title)
Date between 1573 and 1638
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 × 3 5/8 inches (17.8 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S488.50C
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right corner: Ff
Marks Stamped, in purple, verso: J PEOLI (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower margin.
Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner: [unidentified mark]
Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: LEH
Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: J. I. R.
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)