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Summer - The Four Seasons - Item #35

$ 490.00

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30 Inches High x 30 Inches Wide

Also known as Youth, this piece is part of the Four Seasons 30 inch diameter set. Eugène Plon described the scene as follows: "A young woman, on her knees, is binding wheat-sheaves; another, still holding her sickle, is embraced by a young man who offers her fruit."

 

Artist: Bertel Thorvaldsen

Museum: Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen

Time Period: Neoclassical, 1836

 

Sources:

"Explore the Collections" feature. Thorvaldsens Museum. Inventory numbers A639 and A643. http://www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/en/collections. 

Plon, Eugène. Thorvaldsen: His Life and Works. Boston, 1873. Pp. 301. Internet Archive, https://archive.org/details/thorvaldsenhisl00thorgoog.