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Venus

Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, 1528–1598), After Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

B.VIII.230 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.5 x 4.7 cm (2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B444

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

B. believes only the design to be his and the engraving by Theodore de Bry.

Inscription

in plate, upper center: 5; in scroll: VENVS; in lower margin: VOLVPTVM PARENS

Signed

lower left: HSB [monogram]

Markings

verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple, with accession number in ink: 444

Provenance

1900, bequest of William P. Babock (1826-1899, Boston) to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock