Parian ~ Venus and Cupid
Marked: BROWN. WESTHEAD MOORE. & Co.
Of substantial size and modeled by John Gibson, this impressive parian figural group wish made for the Art Union of London, 1858. The original marble sculpture is in the Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln. Marked: ART UNION OF LONDON, 1858.
Reference: Atterbury, Paul, et al. The Parian Phenomenon, Somerset, England: Richard Dennis, 1989. Page 249, Fig. 844.
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