Venus Verticordia

Detail, Venus Verticordia

John Gibson, RA 1790-l866

c.1833-7; exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1838

White marble

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Other Views and Related Material

  • Entire statue
  • Tortoise at the statue's feet
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Venus Verticordia
  • "The New Sculpture and the Old Sculpture in Victorian Britain" (also by Read)
  • (Offsite)"Venus Verticordia, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1864-8" (image and essay from the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth)
  • Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee 2010

    With thanks to the Fitzwilliam Museum for permission to photograph outside the collection rooms