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Thursday, 24 June 2021

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Antonio Canova, 1757 Possagno – 1822 Venedig, nach

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Antonio Canova,
1757 Possagno – 1822 Venedig, nach

PAULINE BONAPARTE ALS VENUS VICTRIX
72 x 112 x 40 cm.
Italien, 19. Jahrhundert.

Catalogue price€ 20.000 - 25.000 Catalogue price € 20.000 - 25.000  $ 24,000 - 30,000
£ 18,000 - 22,500
元 154,200 - 192,750
₽ 1,805,800 - 2,257,250

 

In weißem Carrara-Marmor vollrund gearbeitet. Auf gedrückten Kugelfüßen in Bronze die Skulptur, ein antikisierendes Ruhebett mit der darauf ruhenden Lieblingsschwester Napoleons, Pauline Bonaparte (1780-1825) darstellend. Sie heiratete 1803 Camillo Borghese und saß Modell für Canovas Skulptur, die sich heute in der Villa Borghese in Rom befindet. (1271377) (13)


Antonio Canova,
1757 Possagno – 1822 Venice, after
PAULINE BONAPARTE AS VENUS VICTRIX 
72 x 112 x 40 cm.
Italy, 19th century.

Carved three-dimensionally in Carrara marble. The sculpture depicts Napoleon´s favourite sister Pauline Bonaparte (1780-1825), reclining on a lounger supported by compressed bronze ball feet. She married Camillo Borghese in 1803 and posed for Canova´s sculpture, which is today held at Galleria Borghese in Rome.

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.

 

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