Mythology, Ancient World, Neptune, Venus, Poseidon, Aphrodite
No title. Neptune and Venus (Poseidon and Aphrodite)
Copper etching by Franz Cleyn (1582-1658)
After the drawing by Wenzel Hollar (1607-1677)
Neptune in a shell-chariot drawn by four sea horses. A triton blowing his horn. Nereids dancing in background and two sailships in distance. Venus in her chariot drawn by two doves with Cupid as coachman
Original state, London, 1654.
This, with the dedication to Edmond Waller of Beaconfield in the County of Bucks, is state III.
Published in London, 1658
Original antique print
Description: Light general age toning. Left side trimmed to borderline. Lowest four cms cut one mm into print. The entire left side has added margin (look at scan front and back). Left borderline partially interrupted and traced with black ink. Watermarked paper.
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