Venus Ordering Armor for Aeneas at Vulcan's Forge, 18th or early 19th century

  • Gaetano Gandolfi, Italian, 1734-1802

Pen and brown ink over black chalk

  • Sheet: 8 3/8 × 5 7/8 inches (21.3 × 14.9 cm)
  • Framed: 19 × 15 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (48.3 × 39.4 × 2.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. W. Warren Shelden in memory of Mrs. Allan Shelden III

1991.239

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Infants
  • Black chalk
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Drawing
  • Angels (spirits)
  • Venus

Provenance

(Clovis Whitfield Fine Art Limited, London, England); 1991-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Gaetano Gandolfi, Venus Ordering Armor for Aeneas at Vulcan's Forge, 18th or early 19th century, pen and brown ink over black chalk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. W. Warren Shelden in memory of Mrs. Allan Shelden III, 1991.239.