Venus and Cupid

Provenance

About 1779, the artist; 1815, by descent to his son, Lord Lyndhurst (1772-1863), London; March 5, 1864, Lyndhurst Sale, Christie's, London, lot 59, to Martha Babcock Amory (1812-1880), Boston, granddaughter of the artist; 1880, by descent to her daughter, Susan Greene Amory (Mrs. F. Gordon) Dexter (1840-1925), Boston; 1925, bequest of Susan Greene Dexter to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 24, 1925)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Greene Dexter in memory of Charles and Martha Babcock Amory

Venus and Cupid

Dimensions
63.5 x 51.12 cm (25 x 20 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Classification
Paintings
Accession Number
25.94
On view
Liberty Mutual Gallery (Americans Abroad) - 136

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