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Venus disarming Cupid
  • Narcisse-Vergilio Diaz (1807 - 1876)
  • Venus disarming Cupid
  • France
  • probably c.1855
  • Painting
  • Oil on millboard
  • Image size: 19 x 11 cm
    Object size: 37 x 30 x 8.5 cm
  • Signature: 'N. Diaz'
  • P266
  • West Gallery III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • One of two (with Diaz, 'The Education of Cupid', P268) of Diaz’s numerous small-scale mythological scenes inspired by Correggio and Prud’hon. Probably painted c.1855.