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Venus of Urbino

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Wax bozetto Model for a bronze. Nude figure, head turned to the side, body leaning on right side supported by bent right arm and 2 pillows. Left leg crossed over right. Long flowing hair. Heavily draped chaise lounge, on rectangular base. Marked: 1786 ON

Provenance

1974, gift of Asbjorn R. Lunde, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Asbjorn R. Lunde

Reclining Venus

Italian (Florence), early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 34.9 x 11.4 cm (6 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1974.604

Medium or Technique

Other; Wax

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture