Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Queluz
(Conselho de Sintra)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco  
(Jardins do Palácio Nacional de Queluz)

Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne

Venus and Adonis & Bacchus and Ariadne

John Cheere
1756

Queluz /  Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne   Queluz /  Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne

Description

Two lead statues at the Tiles Canal.

Queluz - Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne
Vénus e Adónis / Venus and Adonis
flanked by a dog and a cupid with a dove.
Queluz - Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne
Baco e Ariadne / Bacchus and Ariadne
Bacchus, standing, holds a bunch of grapes in his left hand and has his head decorated with vine leaves and grapes. Ariadne, sitting, holds a chalice. The group is completed by a panther and a cupid.

Queluz - Vénus e Adónis & Baco e Ariadne

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Portugal
  • Adonis
  • Ariadne
  • Bacchus
  • Cheere, John
  • Cupido (Amor) / Eros
  • Dog
  • Panther
  • Venus
  • Location (N 38°45'1" - W 9°15'37")

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