Carracci, Annibale (Bologna c. 1560 – Rome 1609). (Venus and Adonis.) She in divine nude resting besides a pond, holding cupid with arrow in her arms, he coming around the underwood with the bow in his hand and accompanied by two hounds. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Belvedere. / Annibale Carraci pinxt. / W. French sc., otherwise in German as above. 5½ × 5⅞ in (14 × 15 cm).
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