Venus and the Graces Dancing Before Mars

Copy after Antonio Canova, Italian, 1757 - 1822

Early 19th century

Off-white wax mounted on glass with a blue textile support in a wood frame

3 3/8 x 5 3/16 inches (8.6 x 13.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 296, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edgar Munson, 1943

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This wax is a small copy of a much larger relief by the sculptor Antonio Canova that is now in the Museo Gipsoteca, Possagno, Italy.

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