print, Astronomy

engraver: Nicolas Dorigny (French, b.1652, d.1746);  after: Raphael (Italian, b.1483, d.1520); 

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print Astronomy: Venus with an attendant cherub, an angel above looking downward. From one of nine plates of the six planets, the sky and the Sun and Moon; after the Creation of the World mosaic panels by Raphael in the Chigi Chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo
Maker and role
engraver: Nicolas Dorigny (French, b.1652, d.1746)
after: Raphael (Italian, b.1483, d.1520)
Production place
Rome, Italy
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Media description
Intaglio: etching, engraving on paper
280 x 222 mm
" Ra. Urbinus jnu N. Dorigny del et scupt / Venus / Planet est soli Proximus, cum Solem antecedit mane Lucifer quasi lucem ferens; cumq eunden sequitur Vesperi Hesperus uocatur. Domus ejus principlai Taurus, minus principlais Libra / 6
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gift of Mr. Anthony Knight OAM, Melbourne
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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