Dec 152014
 
Venere nuda con Cupido

Venere e Cupido

Artist
Title Venus and Cupid
Date
Medium oil on canvas transferred from wood
Dimensions 213 × 102 cm (83.9 × 40.2 in)
The Small Hermitage, room 255
Inscriptions top center:

Pelle . CVPIDINEOS . TOTO / NE . TVA . POSSIDEAT // CONAMINI . IXXVS / PECTORA . CECA . VENVS
English: “With all your strength ward off Cupid’s love of voluptuousness, For else Venus will take over your blinded soul.”

Signature and date center right