CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)
Venus with Cupid Stealing Honey1530
Oil on panel, 58 x 38 cm
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
The scene is taken from the poem Cupid Stealing Honey by the classical Greek poet Theocritus. A sign in the top left corner refers to Theocritus's poem.