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Mars, Venus and Cupid
  • Marcantonio Raimondi
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • Mars, Venus and Cupid, 1508
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving on parchment
  • Paper Type: Goat-skin parchment
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 281 x 200 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 281 x 200 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/16 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0049
Catalogue raisonné

Nude, seated male grasping nude female's shoulder. There is a small putto figure in lower right quadrant. Pile of armor in the bottom center, and a tree vertical center behind figures.