Minerva and Cupid, Girolamo Campagna, c. 1600

Minerva and Cupid, Girolamo Campagna, c. 1600

bronze (metal), h 53.5cm × w 21.0cm × d 29.0cm. More details

In the course of the 16th century, Venice grew into one of the most important centres for bronze sculpture in Italy. Although many small workshops mass-produced everyday objects, refined and unique bronzes were also made. This Minerva is an example of the high level of finish of the best Venetian bronzes.

On display in room 0.5-11 Eros/Amor/Cupid Mythological stories Bronze Athena/Minerva Classical goddesses

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