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Allegory of Fire (Venus in the Forge of Vulcan)

A work made of black chalk with brush and brown wash, on blue laid paper (discolored to brownish green), laid down on cream wove card.
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  • A work made of black chalk with brush and brown wash, on blue laid paper (discolored to brownish green), laid down on cream wove card.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

After Jacopo Bassano
Italian, c. 1510-1592

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacopo Bassano

Title

Allegory of Fire (Venus in the Forge of Vulcan)

Origin

Italy

Date

1553–1592

Medium

Black chalk with brush and brown wash, on blue laid paper (discolored to brownish green), laid down on cream wove card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on table at right, in black chalk: "1553"; recto, lower center on mount, in pen and brown ink: "Bassano"

Dimensions

376 × 228 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.5504

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