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Venus, Bacchus and Ceres (Sine Cerere et Baccho triget Venus), ca. 1584 - 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 230 x 200 mm
  • Inv. 2014-NA

Public Domain

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Venus sits between the goddess Ceres (with sickle and cornucopia) and Bacchus (with a bunch of grapes) and is embraced by them. Amor stands next to her.


Jan Saenredam RKD
Zaandam 1565 - 1566 - Assendelft 1607
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Abraham Bloemaert RKD
Gorinchem 1566 - Utrecht 1651

Jacques Razett RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1593 - 1608

Title Venus, Bacchus and Ceres (Sine Cerere et Baccho triget Venus)
Date ca. 1584 - 1659
Period 16th century
17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-NA
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300417629 mythologies (religious concept) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
47I15(SICKLE) agricultural implements: sickle Iconclass
47I4222 bunch of grapes Iconclass
47I4223 grape Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
9 Classical Mythology and Ancient History Iconclass
92 gods ~ classical mythology Iconclass
92B11221 'Cornucopia', Horn of Plenty Iconclass
92C4 (story of) Venus (Aphrodite) Iconclass
92C455 'sine Cerere et Baccho friget Venus' Iconclass
92D1 (story of) Cupid, Amor (Eros) Iconclass
92L1 (story of) Bacchus (Dionysus), Liber Iconclass
92M1 (story of) Ceres (Demeter) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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