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Venus and Cupid

William Etty RA

Venus and Cupid
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Oil painting on panel. Venus and Cupid by William Etty RA (York 1787 - York 1849).A three-quarter-length nude figure of a woman, seated and reclined, facing right, head in profile, propped up with her right arm, on which is a bracelet, resting on the back of the seat. Her hair is dressed with ringlets falling down the side of her cheek. A small child is held in the crook of her left arm, the child embracing her with its left arm around her neck. She holds a small white cloth in her left hand which acts as a modesty covering. A red curtain occupies most of the upper half of the picture, pulled back on the right to reveal a landscape background. CMS_PCF_515511

Image Details

Property Name
Anglesey Abbey
NTPL Ref. No.

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