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103, Portrait of Diana de Poitiers as Diana, a quiver behind her. At the back (Marlborough 132), Venus with dress over her shoulders holding a torch; behind her Cupid raising his arms to her and a tree; before her his quiver and bow. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40005167
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 103
  • Period of Original Gem: 16th cent.
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Portrait of Diana de Poitiers as Diana, a quiver behind her. At the back (Marlborough 132), Venus with dress over her shoulders holding a torch; behind her Cupid raising his arms to her and a tree; before her his quiver and bow. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 591 and 132
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 103
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 32x23

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/9505A87E-03C2-4470-B0CF-2AC3D8DE4E83

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