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Day & Faber
London

Joseph Werner was born in Bern in 1637. Around the age of seventeen he travelled to Rome, where he applied himself diligently to the study of the Italian art. The delicate miniature paintings of historical and mythological themes made in this period quickly became popular with cardinals, princes and ambassadors and …

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Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Venus, 1660s

Gouache on vellum
6 1/2 × 4 9/10 in
16.4 × 12.5 cm
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Location
London
DF
Day & Faber
London

Joseph Werner was born in Bern in 1637. Around the age of seventeen he travelled to Rome, where he …

Medium
Frame
Included
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.