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Fall

  • 1961/2.18 - Mercury and Argus, Simone Cantarini, 1612-1648;10 5/16 in. x 12 1/8 in.

 

Winter

  • 1960/1.129 - Mythological Group, Charles André Van Loo, 1705-1765; 10 5/16 in x 12.25 in

  • 1973/1.749 - Frontispiece for L'Illustration Nouvelle, Félix Bracquemond, circa 1868; 19 1/4 in x 12 5/8 in

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3 Items in this Learning Collection
Collection Object
Collection Object

Copyright
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Mythological Group

Accession Number
1960/1.129

Title
Mythological Group

Artist(s)
Charles André Van Loo

Object Creation Date
1705-1765

Medium & Support
pen and wash on white paper

Dimensions
10 5/16 in x 12 3/16 in (26.19 cm x 30.96 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Label copy
The painter and academician Carle van Loo was renowned for his sketches of the male nude. As in this unidentified mythological scene, in which human strength is pitted against animal energy, his models are frequently shown interacting physically in a variety of poses.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
horses
mythology
nudes
weapon

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