User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Figure

Start collecting

Figure of Venus seated on rococo base, arms around child who is standing on her knees, embracing a scroll rococo drape. Venus, turquoise flowered dress, yellow and red material draped from left shoulder, her legs flanked by flowers in relief at base. Thumb from left hand of Venus missing.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

About 1765

Object Place

Bow

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 8 3/4" H.

Accession Number

65.2188

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain