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Drawing, Venus Beside the Sleeping Adonis, ca. 1700

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1700 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is red crayon on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.6 × 40 cm (10 1/2 × 15 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: dove in circle

It is inscribed

Reverse, written with ink, by a different hand, of the 18th century: Bolog; Paoli Sci; Pasqualino Marini

Cite this object as

Drawing, Venus Beside the Sleeping Adonis, ca. 1700; red crayon on paper; H x W: 26.6 × 40 cm (10 1/2 × 15 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-10

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