Cotton fragment: Vulcan and Juno and Jupiter and Venus
Late 18th century
88.2 x 46.5 cm (34 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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“Jouy print”. Copper plate engraving in red. The ground is covered with a scale pattern of diamonds. On (a), are Vulcan forging armor and Juno in a chariot drawn by peacocks. On one border are the signs of the Zodiac, on the other eagles, lizards, fishnets, musical instruments, rakes, etc. On (b), are Venus in a shell drawn by dolphins and Jupiter with a cornucopia. Pieced.
Purchased of F. H. Bigelow