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Venus and the Graces Dancing Before Mars

Copy after Antonio Canova, Italian, 1757 - 1822

Made in Europe

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 396, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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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.

* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.