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The Judgment of Paris, (painting)

Painter:
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 37.45
Date:
1922-1924
Notes:
Troyen, Carol, et al., "American Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue," Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1997, pg. 244.
Summary:
The three goddesses, Athena and Hera, holding symbols of military power, and the beautiful Aphrodite, stand opposite a nude figure of Paris, whose back is to the viewer as he hands the apple to the chosen one, Aphrodite.
Topic:
Figure male--Nude
Mythology--Classical--Paris
Mythology--Classical--Aphrodite
Mythology--Classical--Athena
Mythology--Classical--Hera
Control number:
IAP 20492837
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_372761

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