Artist school of Anne Louis Girodet de Rouchy Trioson, French, 1767-1824
Title
  • Aphrodite
  • Venus and Cupid (former title)
Date between late 18th and early 19th century
Medium pen and brown ink and gray wash with black chalk on yellow ivory tracing paper
Dimensions Sheet: 18 7/8 × 12 7/8 inches (47.9 × 32.7 cm)
Framed: 27 1/2 × 21 1/4 × 1 3/8 inches (69.9 × 54 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR131
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: Girodet | 12 [underscored]
Marks Stamp, in brown, lower right: J. Peoli (Lugt. suppl. 2020)
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 227.
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors. Cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1992, pp. 208-209, no. 97.