Venus Introducting Adonis to the Hunt, from the History of Venus and Adonis series

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Herman van Swanevelt
1603-1655
Venus Introducting Adonis to the Hunt, from the History of Venus and Adonis series
1654
Etching on paper.
9 13/16 x 13 3/16 inches (25 x 33.5 cm)
Purchased on the Karatz Acquisition Fund
2014.151
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1654
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Signed: Herman Van Swanevelt fect et Excudit cum previlegio Regis 1654; inscibed below image: Venus exerse Adonis a Chose de peu et luy destourment / dentreprendre Chose digne Dhonneur / Ainsy Ceux qui se Nourissent parmy la Volupte / Ne sont point Capable douenne Vertu.

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