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Creator:
Joseph Nollekens, 1737–1823, British
Title:

Venus

Date:
1770s
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall (width at base): 8 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches (20.6 x 7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.17
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cloak | goddess | Greek | headdress | nude | religious and mythological subject | woman
Associated People:
Venus
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1462
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John Kenworthy - Browne, Terracotta Models by Joseph Nollekens, Sculpture Journal, vol. 2, pp.74, 82, pl. 15, NB1 S39 (HAAS)

Ingrid Roscoe, A biographical dictionary of sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009, p. 905, no. 182, NB496 B56 2009 (YCBA) (Wall Shelf 3) Also available in online database (Herts [England] : The Henry Moore Foundation, 2010-) : see Orbis record for link to internet resource

John Thomas Smith, Nollekens and his times, and memoirs of contemporary artists from the time of Roubiliac, Hogarth and Reynolds to that of Fuseli, Flaxman and Blake, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London; New York, 1920, pp. 346-7, NJ18 N73 S645 1920 (YCBA)


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