Description: Surtees identifies Helen as the figure kneeling at the left, facing the altar of Venus, “ offering her a double cup moulded upon her own breasts.” To the right, Venus and Cupid watch from behind a curtain (Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol I, p. 123).
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