Current knowledge

Antonio da Correggio

Venus, Satyr and Cupid

Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) 42
Current measurements: 
188cm x 125cm

Correggio’s erotic masterpiece was one of the most expensive pictures at the Sale, valued at £1000. It came from the Mantua sale and forms the centre point of this impressive display.

Sale Inventory c.1649-51
Walpole Society reference (1972):