Lot 350. Italien (?), 1. Hälfte 19. Jahrhundert. Dormant Venus

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Auction date:06.05.2020   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 350Italien (?), 1. Hälfte 19. Jahrhundert. Dormant Venus
Before The Curtain Drapery. View of the city. Oil on canvas, 107 x 147.5 cm. Doubled. Restoration. Min. The image of the "Resting Venus" damaged, lost since the 16th century. Century nothing of its popularity to a famous representations created Titian, Giorgione and Jacopo Palma. Compositionally oriented, the unknown artist of our painting, however, clearly a highly popular marble sculpture of the beginning of the 19th century. Century: Antonio Canova created 1805-08 one of his most famous is the "Venus Victrix", representing Paolina Borghese, favourite sister of Napoleon Bonaparte (Borghese gallery, Rome) to Work. It is the attitude of the hands and the position of the legs in a very similar manner find yourself there again. On the painting, a unknown beauty looks at us directly, a narrow scarf makes the appearance "presentable".

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