Pauline Bonaparte Borghese

Metadata

Title

Pauline Bonaparte Borghese

Description

Sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte Borghese reclining semi-nude on a cushioned day-bed, holding a piece of fruit. She is posing as "Venus Vincitrice." This piece is almost identical to the life-size original in the Villa Borghese in Rome, except this version has no bracelet and a non-extended pinky.

Creator

Antonio Canova

Date

1811 (circa)

Identifier

1961.01.01

Extent

22.0" H x 14.0" D x 39.0" L

Medium

Marble

Is Part Of

Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Provenance

Gift of Stewart Huston

Citation

Antonio Canova, “Pauline Bonaparte Borghese,” Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 10, 2018, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/6.