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Torso of Venus, (sculpture)

Artist:
Unknown
Unknown (Antique artist) (copy after)
Medium:
Cast
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. X
This Torso (or mutilated figure) of a Venus, is of most graceful beauty, and must recommend itself strongly to the amateurs of taste and discernment; we have only to regret, that time has spared us but a fragment of what in its perfect state must have been a chef d'oeuvre of the art. [Pp. 13-14.]
Account of Statues, Busts, &c. in the Collection of the Academy of Arts. New-York: Printed at the Office of the Morning Chronicle. 1803.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Ceres
Figure female
Control number:
AECI 04270010
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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