Venus and Cupid
early 17th century
bronze (medium brown patina, rubbed locally)
oval, without loop: 9.5 x 7.6 cm 3 3/4 x 3 in
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.