Allegory of Victory

French (Paris)
19th century
about 1806–30


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

24.45 x 15.24 x 8.89 cm (9 5/8 x 6 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.11

Medium or Technique

Other; Wax

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Wax model for a group on the Arc de Triomphe. Standing figure of “Victory,” outstretched arms, flying cloak, drapery across nude body and behind figure, resting against pillar and capital, two small allegorical figures sitting on base on both sides. Finely modeled, spontaneous movement.

Provenance

By 1969, Paul Wallraf, London; 1969, gift of Wallraf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 8, 1969)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Wallraf