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CORNU, Jean

Paris 1650 - ? 1710

Vénus donnant ses armes à Enée

Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas

1704

terracotta and painted wood

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 41 916 in.

Acc. No.: 32.100.158

Credit Line: The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, July 29, 2011

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Provenance

  • Until 1917, Florence, Elia Volpi
  • 1931, The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam

Bibliography

  • 1989 Draper
    James David Draper, "Arms for Aeneas: A Group reattributed to Jean Cornu", Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal, 24, 1989, p. 223-237
  • 1991 Draper
    James David Draper, "French Terracottas", Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. XLIX, no. 3, 1991/1992 (Winter), p. 9, ill.

Exhibitions

  • 1704 Paris

    Salon, Paris, Grande Galerie du Louvre, p. 16

Related works

  • Exhibited in 1704 with a pendant Aeneas Carrying Anchises.