The Medici Venus and Belvedere Antinous | Venus Médicis et Antinous de Belvedere
French, 18th century, after the Antique
The Medici Venus and Belvedere Antinous
a pair of bronzes, brown patina; on wood bases
H. (bronze) 33 cm, 13 in.; (base) 5,5 cm, 2 1⁄7 in.
France, XVIIIe siècle, d'après l'Antique
Venus Médicis et Antinous de Belvedere
paire de bronzes à patine brune ; sur des socles en bois
H. (bronze) 33 cm, 13 in. ; (socle) 5,5 cm, 2 1⁄7 in.
Good condition with some wear and minor scratches to the patina, consistent with age and handling. Antinous with some repairs to his proper right thigh, with an open joint, making the figure unstable. To the reverse of the terrasse a ca 5 cm lack. Venus with some square patches her thigh and leg.
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