Belvedere Apollo

Psyche

Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1840)

1806

Morning Room

The Athenæum Club

Waterloo Place and Pall Mall

According to the sculpture catalogue of the Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, which has the 1811 Marble version, the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen has the original 1806 model of this famous work by the Danish sculptor, which is known variously as Psyche with a vase, Psyche with an Urn, and Psyche with the Beauty Cream [Schönheitssalbe] (II, 787).

“Presented by Percy H. FitzGerald. 1912.”

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  • Another view with its pedestal
  • The statue in its setting
  • Photograph by George P. Landow 2011

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