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The Toilet of Venus
  • Marcantonio Raimondi, artist
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    born: Urbino, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • The Toilet of Venus, late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 165 x 136 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 5 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0134

A female figure (identified as Venus) sits and washes her feet before a window. A winged figure (identified as Cupid) walks in front of her.