Italian (1557 - 1602) Primary
Venus Accompanied by Cupids, Carried on the Sea by Dolphins16th century
5 13/16 in. x 4 3/16 in. (14.7 cm x 10.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.837
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
This object has the following keywords:
- Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
- engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
- Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
- religion and mythology
- Sheet Dimensions: 5 13/16 x 4 3/16 in. (14.7 x 10.7 cm)
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