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Pair of Firedogs Representing Venus and Mars

A work made of gilt bronze, iron supports.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gilt bronze, iron supports.

Date:

c. 1769

Artist:

Designed by Quentin-Claude Pitoin
French, 1742-1777
Model by Etienne-Maurice Falconnet
French, 1716-1791
Paris, France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Quentin-Claude Pitoin (Designer)

Title

Pair of Firedogs Representing Venus and Mars

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date

1764–1774

Medium

Gilt bronze, iron supports

Dimensions

Venus: 50.5 × 49.5 cm (19 7/8 × 19 1/2 in.); Vulcan: 51 × 51.6 cm (20 1/16 × 20 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Harry and Maribel G. Blum Foundation

Reference Number

1987.221.1-2

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