Artist Giovanni Maria Benzoni, Italian, 1809-1873
Title
  • Zephyr Dancing with Flora
Date 1870
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 103 3/4 × 35 × 35 inches (263.5 × 88.9 × 88.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Cameron D. Waterman
Accession Number 16.8
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Influence of Ancient Greeks and Romans, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on base behind right foot: G.M. BENZONI . F ROMA . A. 1870
Jaques Fischer (Paris, France);
Mrs. Cameron D. Waterman (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1916-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Accessions," Bulletin of the DIA 10, 7 (1916): p. 5.

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