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European Art
Artist: Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish, 1770–1844

Bust of Cupid

ca. 1819

Marble

40.7 cm (16 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A., 1986, Fund and Robert Lehman Foundation Acquisition Fund for Early European and Modern and Contemporary Art
2019.117.1
Geography: 
Made in Denmark
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Danish
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

[King Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786-1868), probably]
[by descent to Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (1828-1875), probably]
[by descent to Prince Alfons of Bavaria (1862-1933), probably]
[by descent to] Prince Joseph Clemens of Bavaria (1902-1990), until 1990
Private Collection, Munich
Private Collection, New York

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.