New York, East
19 October 2000
After Charles-Joseph Natoire
Venus in Vulcan's forge
oil on canvas
25 x 20¼ in. (63.5 x 51.4 cm.)
James E. Scripps, by whom given to the Institute in 1889.
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After the painting of 1734 in the Musée Fabre, Montpellier.
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