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Venus: P.135-1940

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Venus

Maker(s)

Smith, John Raphael (Printmaker)
After Cosway, Richard (Painter)
Gamble, James (Printer)

Notes

History note: From the collection of John Charrington [Lugt 572]; sold at his sale (Christie's) 19.06.1940, part of lot 19.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with the aid of a contribution from the National Art-Collections Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1774

Note

Scratched letter state: "published 20th July 1774/ R Cosway pinxit J R Smith fecit / Venus / printed by J Gamble" This is later than the date given for the entry in Frankau

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.135-1940
Primary reference Number: 166392
Lugt: 572
Frankau (Smith): 354 undescribed
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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