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Venus

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 005

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

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: 5; in scroll: VENVS; in lower margin: VOLVPTVM PARENS; and lower left: HSB [the monogram of Hans Sebald Beham]

Markings

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

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899; Lugt 208), Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock