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Birth of Venus

2006.44.567 (RS9532)

Description

A print after the Boticelli painting "Venus on the Half Shell." Venus is in the center standing on a half shell. There is a woman on her left bringing her a cloth and there are two figures on the left. The frame is brown with a very narrow outer edge.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Botticelli, Sandro, 1445-1510 (Artist)
Gardner, William H. (Framer)
Date
ca. 1904
Inscriptions
"RI" (printed)
"FROM / WILLIAM H. GARDNER / ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMER / 163 ESSEX STREET, SALEM, MASS." (Printed label on reverse.)
"Anna P. Phillips / May 1904 / Venus on the Half Shell / by Botticelli / Uffizi of Florence" (Handwritten note on the framer's label. )
Location of origin
Salem, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 12/16 x 23 10/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.567
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198405

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