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Intaglio with Crouching Venus Set in a Ring
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Intaglio with Crouching Venus Set in a Ring


Description Provenance Credit
Description This intaglio depicts the goddess Venus crouching in profile to the left but turned to look back at the viewer.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of purchase unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by bequest; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N5143a]; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Period
late 1st century BCE-2nd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
white glass on blue
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1007
Measurements
H: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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