Francesco Tanadei – Love allegory with the doves of Venus, the quiver of Cupid, the vase of Hebe and two musician Satyrs

FRANCESCO TANADEI  (Locarno 1770 – Turin 1828)  Love allegory with the doves of Venus, the quiver of Cupid, the vase of Hebe and two musician Satyrs  1805 circa (perhaps the work exhibited in Turin in 1805 on the occasion of the passage of Napoleon)  Ivory engraving, ebonized wood, 26.7 x 45.2 cm  On the back, inscriptions of collecting passages: “LO 1887 KMDC MZ”; “1904 M ZUCCARELLI ROMA”  Provenance: Rome, engraver Mario Zuccarelli collection; Rome, private collection