Creugante, Canova, Museo Vaticano

Object Details

Title:

Creugante, Canova, Museo Vaticano

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Place:

Rome Italy Europe Vatican City Europe (Place created)

Date:

about 1875 - 1900

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.709.542

Dimensions:

25.6 × 19.6 cm (10 1/16 × 7 11/16 in.)

Copyright:

Status unknown, research required

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Sculpture of a boxer, Creugas, sculpted by Canova. The male figure is nude and in a pose with one arm raised above his head. He is wearing only a fig leaf and has a scowling expression.

Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.