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Nessus Abducting Deianira

Bertel Thorvaldsen
(Danish, Copenhagen 1770–1844 Copenhagen)

Patron: Commissioned by Count Paolo Marulli
Date: modeled 1814–15, carved 1821–23 or 1826
Culture: Danish, sculpted Rome
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): H. 39 1/2 x W. 49 1/2 x D. 5 3/4 in. (100.3 x 125.7 x 14.6 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Fund, 2004
Accession Number: 2004.174

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