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Venus on Clouds (left). Scene of Devastation (right)

Author: Hubert François GravelotFourquevaux, Marquis deEmmanuel BocherLouis Olry-RoedererA S W RosenbachAll authors
Publisher: ca. 1761.
Edition/Format:   Image : Original artwork : No Linguistic Content
Publication:Drawings for Book Illustrations by Gravelot
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Drawing at left shows Venus reclining on a bed of clouds, with Cupid at left. Drawing at right shows an apparent massacre, with people fleeing over the fallen bodies of women and children.
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Genre/Form: Drawings
Illustrations
Named Person: Titus Lucretius Carus
Material Type: Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert François Gravelot; Fourquevaux, Marquis de; Emmanuel Bocher; Louis Olry-Roederer; A S W Rosenbach; John F Fleming
OCLC Number: 747505300
Notes: Title from Kraemer.
Preparatory sketches on one sheet by Gravelot for two small t.p. vignettes for Books I and II of Della Nature delle Cose by Titus Lucretius Carus (London, 1761).
Description: 2 drawings on 1 sheet.

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Drawing at left shows Venus reclining on a bed of clouds, with Cupid at left. Drawing at right shows an apparent massacre, with people fleeing over the fallen bodies of women and children.

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