Hymn to Prosperine: Venus (1943) by John Buckland Wright details the mythological Greek goddess, Venus, in this striking wood engraving on paper. Complex shading and line techniques are employed in this classical scene of ocean motifs, nude ﬁgures, and impassioned love-making.
- Wood engraving print
- Purchased by Te Papa 1952
- Original image dimensions: 115mm x 148mm
- Support dimensions: 136mm x 205mm
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