Chariot Of Triumphant Venus.North italian or french School. Early XVIII century.

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Chariot Of Triumphant Venus.

North italian or French School. 

Mid 18th century.
Technique: Oil on canvas.

Size 49cm x 40cm 

Allegorical sketch for a decoration of the noble residence.
A female figure seated on a chariot with a shell-shaped back: a clear attribute of Venus.
The chariot is drawn by three putti or cupids, subjugated by the gods of beauty. In the sky, a winged cupid with a trumpet (symbol of fame) is about to crown Venus with a winner's crown.

Painted and relined. Some old restorations and missings.
The gilded wooden frame is from the early 19th century.