10 December 2002
PARIS SCHOOL, CIRCA 1640/1645
Venus and Adonis
enamel on gold
rectangular, 2 3/16 x 3 in. (56 x 75 mm.)
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This enamel is after the oil on panel tondo by Francesco Albani painted for Prince Scipione Borghese circa 1620/1622 and titled Venus and Adonis, now in the Villa Borghese, Rome.
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