Frederick MacMonnies / Venus and Adonis / 1895Frederick MacMonnies
Venus and Adonis

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Creator Name: MacMonnies, Frederick William
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1863-1937
Creator Name-CRT: Frederick MacMonnies
Creator Name: Gruet
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Founder
Creator Dates/Places: French, active 1890s
Creator Name-CRT: Gruet
Title: Venus and Adonis
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1895
Creation End Date: 1895
Creation Date: 1895
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: 28 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 10 in. (71.8 x 49.8 x 25.4 cm.)
Inscriptions: back edge of base engraved: F. MacMonnies. 1895.corner of base behind dog's hind legsstamped: (founder's mark) E. GRUET JEUNE/FONDEUR/.44 BIS AVENUE DE CHATILLON. PARIS
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1993.14
Credit Line: Museum purchase made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1993.14
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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