The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Venus in search of Cupid surprises Diana
  • William Hilton (1786 - 1839)
  • Venus in search of Cupid surprises Diana
  • England
  • 1819 - 1820
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 154.8 x 191 cm
    Frame size: 191 x 220 x 14.5 cm, with shield top of frame
    Frame size: 180 x 220 x 14.5 cm, with out shield
  • Inscription: 'W. Hilton R.A.'
  • P633
  • Hall
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Thomas Wright; his sale, Christie's, 07 June 1845, no. 49; Norton; Charles, Baron Townshend, by 1847; his sale, Christie's, 13 May 1854, no. 40; Mawson for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.