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Mars, Venus and Amor
  • Marcantonio Raimondi
    circa 1470/1482–1527/1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • Mars, Venus and Amor, 1508
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 298 x 213 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0135
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Nude, seated male grasping nude female's shoulder in the center of the print. There is a small putto figure in the bottom right quadrant. There is a pile of armor in the bottom center, and a tree vertical center behind figures.