Venus and Vulcan Arming Cupid

Group of Mars, Venus and Cupid

19th century
Unidentified artist, Italian or French, 19th century (Italian or French)


Dimensions

Overall (diameter at base): 154 x 87 cm (60 5/8 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.44.157

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Landscape Slot 2: Southeast (Gift of John F. Cogan and Mary L. Cornille, Virginia D. and James Evans Ladd, Lee and Marvin Schorr, Mrs. Edgar V. Seeler, Ann and Jack Vernon in memory of Esther Steinberg and Jane Hall Whitney) (EX02)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

By 1913, Mrs. Horatio Nelson Slater [see note 1]; by descent to Mrs.Nelson Slater, Mrs.Esther Slater Kerrigan and Mrs.Ray Slater Murphy; 1944, gift of Mrs.Slater, Mrs. Kerrigan and Mrs.Murphy to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 10, 1944)

Notes:

[1] On January 24, 1913 the sculpture was loaned by Slater to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy in memory of their mother Mrs. Mabel Hunt Slater