Francesco di Virgilio Fanelli

( 1577 - c. 1661 )

Venus and Cupid, after a model by Giambologna (1529-1608)

First half of the 17th century

Bronze with a rich brown patina

18 cm (7 ¹/₈ inches)

Private collection, United Kingdom

Related Literature
C. Avery and A. Radcliffe eds., Giambologna 1529-1608: sculptor to the Medici, exh. cat. Arts Council of Great Britain, 1978
C. Avery and M. Hall, Giambologna: sculpture by the master and his followers, Salander O’Reilly Galleries, 1998, pp. 9-10, no. 3
F. G. Bewer, H. Lie, F. Scholten, European Sculpture from the Abbott Guggenheim Collection, New York, 2008, pp. 88-89, no. 38

Francesco di Virgilio Fanelli