Vénus couronnée par les amours (Venus Crowned by Cherubs)

Gilles Demarteau, Flemish, 1722 - 1776
after François Boucher, French, 1703 - 1770



Crayon-manner etching and engraving printed in red and black ink on laid paper

Sheet: 7 7/8 × 10 3/16 in. (20 × 25.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Gilles Demarteau, Paris


Place Made: Belgium, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Par Boucher I.er [er in superscript] Peintre du Roy; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Gravé par Demarteau 1773; inscribed, in plate, lower center: VENUS COURONNÉE PAR LES AMOURS / A Paris Chez Demarteau Graveur et Pensionaire du Roy rue de la Pelterie a la Cloche; inscribed, in plate, lower right: N.o [o in superscript] 378

Course History

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2020

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.


Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

Catalogue Raisonne

Leymarie (1896): 378; Roux (1949), IFF: 378

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