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Venus and Adonis:Anemones
Venus and Adonis:Anemones
According to Ovid's Metamorphoses, anemones sprouted from Adonis's blood when he died.


Massimiliano Soldani Benzi
Italian, Florence, about 1700
Bronze
1 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 1 ft. 7 1/4 in. x 1 ft. 1 1/2 in.
93.SB.4