Antonio Canova: Theseus vanquishing the centaur Phereus, marble sculpture, photographed in the Theseus Temple, c. 1875

Antonio Canova: Theseus vanquishing the centaur Phereus, marble sculpture, photographed in the Theseus Temple, c. 1875

The group was originally installed in the Theseus Temple in Vienna’s Volksgarten, but in 1890 was transferred to the main stairway of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, where it still stands today.