About This Artwork

Francesco Bertos
Italian, active c.1693—1739

Allegorical Group of Victory Supported by Valor, 1700/10

88.9 x 39.1 x 36.8 cm (35 x 15 5/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Elizabeth R. Vaughan Fund, 1964.158

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Ettore Viancini, “Per Francesco Bertos,” Saggi e memorie di storia dell’arte 19 (1994), p. 150, fig. 14 (incorrectly identified as in the Palazzo Reale, Turin).

Andrea Bacchi, La Scultura a Venezia da Sansovino a Canova (Milan, 2000), p. 699, fig. 244.

Charles Avery, The Triumph of Motion: Francesco Bertos (1678-1741) and the Art of Sculpture (Turin, 2008), pp. 83-85, ill., 224, no. 122, fig. 122.

Ownership History

Blumka Gallery, New York, by 1964; sold to the Art Institute, 1964.

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