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Naked archers shooting at a target attached to a herm, Cupid sleeping below, possibly an allegory related to vice

Michelangelo Buonarroti|Antonio Lafreri|Nicolas Beatrizetca. 1540–1560

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Naked archers shooting at a target attached to a herm, Cupid sleeping below, possibly an allegory related to vice
  • Creator: Michelangelo Buonarroti|Antonio Lafreri|Nicolas Beatrizet
  • Date Created: ca. 1540–1560
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 11 7/16 × 15 1/2 in. (29 × 39.3 cm) Plate: 9 7/16 × 14 in. (24 × 35.6 cm)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/730801
  • Medium: Engraving, red wash on the exposed penises presumably to obscure them
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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