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Venus and the Dead Adonis (recto); Sketches of Venus and the Dead Adonis; several sketches of kneeling and standing figures (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Venus and the Dead Adonis (recto); Sketches of Venus and the Dead Adonis; several sketches of kneeling and standing figures (verso)
  • Creator: Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century
  • Date Created: 1696–1770
  • Physical Dimensions: 10-1/2 x 8-3/4 in. (26.7 x 22.2 cm)
  • Type: Drawing
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/339755
  • Medium: Red chalk over graphite or lead underdrawing on light tan laid paper (recto); pen and brown ink over red chalk; graphite or lead (verso)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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