DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.
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Born at Venice about the year 1530, living in 1580.
VENUS embracing ADONIS, who is about to start for the chase. After Tiziano Vecellio. Not described by Bartsch. N.* 7. 1266
[*Nagler's Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon. München, 1835-1852.]'