Lacquered bronze, seemingly a unique cast. Seat Venus, cross-legged, left arm on draped roch, holds at right standing Cupid left hand on her shoulder. On modern green marble plinth.
By 1963, Julius Goldschmidt, London; 1963, sold by Goldschmidt to the MFA for £880. (Accession date: September 18, 1963)
Otis Norcross Fund
Italian, Renaissance, about 1560
- Attributed to Vincenzo Danti, 1530–1576