Requires Photography

Bathing Venus

about 1810
Richard Cosway (British, 1742 – 1821)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 18.5 cm (8 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.803

Medium or Technique

Grey wash over pencil and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

"4905" in graphite on verso

Provenance

By about 1900, Mme. P. Weill, Paris [see note]. 2012, acquired by Emanuel von Baeyer (dealer), London; 2013, sold by Emanuel von Baeyer to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 29, 2013)

NOTE: According to information provided by the dealer.

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson–Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund