A white marble group of Venus and Cupid

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A white marble group of Venus and Cupid

On an ebonised wood base. Venus is depicted with long flowing hair, dressed in a fluttering drapery and lying recumbent on an oblong base, extending her arm to embrace her winged son. Unsigned. H with base 28, W 36.8, D 21 cm.
Attributed to Jan van Delen, Brussels, second half 17th C.

Provenance

Collection of Guy Grieten, Brussels.
North Italian private collection.

Literature

An essay by Léon E. Lock about this object is available and can be sent upon request.

Lot 992 Dα

Estimate:
16.000 € - 18.000 €

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