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Mars désarmé par Vénus / Galerie du Palais Royal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1855,0609.446

  • Title (object)

    • Mars désarmé par Vénus

    Title (series)

    • Galerie du Palais Royal
  • Description

    Mars disarmed by Venus, after Veronese, with Mars in armour standing in the centre foreground of a landscape, Venus at right with her hands on his shoulder; with engraved text below. 1786/1808
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1786-1808 (c)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 416 millimetres
    • Width: 271 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production detail: 'Paul Veronese pinxt. - Macret sculpt.', title, and 'De la Galerie du Palais d'Orléans', 'Ecole Vénitienne', 'VIe tableau de Paul Véronese', dimensions of original painting, and eight lines of description in French.
        'Gal. Palais Royal' stamped at the bottom.
  • Curator's comments

    From the second volume of 'Galerie du Palais Royal', a set published between 1786 and 1808; see 1837,0408.317 for comment.

  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1855

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1855,0609.446

Mars disarmed by Venus, after Veronese, with Mars in armour standing in the centre foreground of a landscape, Venus at right with her hands on his shoulder; with engraved text below.  1786/1808  Etching and engraving

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Mars disarmed by Venus, after Veronese, with Mars in armour standing in the centre foreground of a landscape, Venus at right with her hands on his shoulder; with engraved text below. 1786/1808 Etching and engraving

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