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510011995

Mars, Venus, Cupid and Vulcan c. 1480-1500. Mars, god of war, sits with his trophies around gazing at his lover Venus, while her cuckolded husband Vulcan fashions a helmet. This decorated roundel was made in the circle of the Gonzaga court sculptor Antico at Mantua, possibly by the goldsmith Gian Marco Cavalli.

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Mars, Venus, Cupid and Vulcan c. 1480-1500.  Mars, god of war, sits with his trophies around gazing at his lover Venus, while her cuckolded husband Vulcan fashions a helmet.  This decorated roundel was made in the circle of the Gonzaga court sculptor Antico at Mantua, possibly by the goldsmith Gian Marco Cavalli.