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Venus at Her Toilet
  • Enea Vico, artist
    born: Parma, Italy ; died: Ferrara, Italy
    born: Urbino, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • Venus at Her Toilet, 1546
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 181 x 120 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0148
Catalogue raisonné

A female figure (identified as Venus) kneels and washes her body. A winged figure (identified as Cupid) hands her a towel. Both figures are nude. There is a window to the left.