Venus is persuading Helen to love Paris
Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas. 102 × 127.5 cm.
In the centre, on the plinth of a column, signature and date — Angelica Kauffmann pinx. 1790
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. ГЭ 5350.

Venus is persuading Helen to love Paris.

Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas. 102 × 127.5 cm.
In the centre, on the plinth of a column, signature and date — Angelica Kauffmann pinx. 1790
Inv. No. ГЭ 5350.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Receipt: 1925, from the Palace-Museum of princes Yusupovs, Leningrad.
The picture is painted under N.B. Jusupov’s order, originally it was contained in the palace on Fontanka, Saint Petersburg;
after 1810 it was transported to the manor Arkhangelskoe near Moscow;
in 1831 it was sent to the Moscow house;
since 1837 — in the palace on Moika, Saint Petersburg;
in 1919—1924 — in the Palace-Museum of the Yusupovs.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 78 cat. No. 67.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
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