Venus and Adonis

Made:
1778-1781 in Birmingham
artist:
Benjamin West
and
Francis Eginton

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Mechanical painting, Venus and Adonis, by Francis Eginton, c.1778. 43.5x34cm laid to 44.5x35cm, in new mount and frame 61x49.6x3cm. After a painting by Benjamin West. Formerly inventoried as a sun picture by James Watt; please see information sheet for fuller details.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1884-16 Pt1
Materials:
aquatint engraving, paper
Measurements:
frame: 610 mm x 350 mm x 30 mm,
image: 435 mm x 340 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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