Antonio Canova: Theseus vanquishing the centaur Phereus, marble sculpture, photograph, c. 1875

Antonio Canova: Theseus vanquishing the centaur Phereus, marble sculpture, photograph, c. 1875

Marble sculpture, originally installed in the Theseus Temple in Vienna’s Volksgarten, subsequently transferred to the main stairway of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1890, here in its initial location.

 

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