Details
IMAGE number
MNS487841
Title
The Pleasures of the Seasons: Summer, c.1730 (oil on copper)
Artist
Platzer, Johann Georg (1704-61) / Austrian
Location
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN, USA
Medium
oil on copper
Date
c. 1730 AD (C18th AD)
Dimensions
38.1x54.6 cms
Description
Ceres, the patron goddess of summer, appears as a sculpture in a shell niche. She holds a cornucopia, denoting the abundance of the earth. Beyond the archway young men undress to swim in the river, and aquatic activities of a more erotic nature proceed in the foreground.
Photo credit
© Minneapolis Institute of Art / Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Ude / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
nakedness / naked / nude / nudity / interior / female / man / pleasures / lovers / sculpture / goddess / swimming / woman / pleasure / couple / summer / male / ceres / Painting / Mzpainting

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Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 10320 × 7041 px 874 × 596 mm 14 MB
Medium 1024 × 699 px 87 × 59 mm 1 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright

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