Venus threatening to clip Cupid's wings

Drawing
early 16th century (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Red chalk drawing depicting Venus threatening to clip Cupid's wings, alongside another woman kneeling and embracing a child, with part of a fifth figure visible to the right.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Red chalk drawing
Brief Description
Red chalk drawing by Polidoro Caldara (also called Polidoro da Caravaggio), depicting Venus threatening to clip Cupid's wings. Italy, ca. early 16th century.
Physical Description
Red chalk drawing depicting Venus threatening to clip Cupid's wings, alongside another woman kneeling and embracing a child, with part of a fifth figure visible to the right.
Credit line
Ionides
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
CAI.571

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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