Venus Chastising Cupid

French
18th century
18th century
Attributed to Etienne-Maurice Falconet (French (Paris), 1716–1791)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.897a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

White statuary marble. Venus astride a boulder, roses in raised right hand, semi-draped Cupid across her left knee. Fluted cylindrical marble plinth.

Provenance

1928, Harriet J. (Mrs. Frederick T.) Bradbury (d. 1930), Boston; 1928, gift of Mrs. Bradbury to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1928)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick T. Bradbury