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Venus and Adonis:Overall ultraviolet image
Venus and Adonis:Overall ultraviolet image
Ultraviolet light shows that the small dark repaintings on Adonis's forearm are more recent than the pale gray retouchings on Venus' left hip. Since repainting oxidizes and changes color over time, the relative age of these areas can be judged.


Titian
Italian, about 1555 - 1560
Oil on canvas
63 x 77 3/8 in.
92.PA.42