Diana and Venus
Terracotta on terracotta plinths, Diana and Venus, 19th century. Pair of cast terracotta statues depicting Diana and Venus, probably Italian, mounted on terracotta plinths. NT 436808.1 shows Diana wearing a full-length dress and shawl wrapped around the body. The hair is styled with a lunate crown. NT 436808.2 shows Venus at her bath, nude, wrapping drapery loosely around her body. She looks to her proper right. Alice Rylance-Watson October 2018
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) from Edward John Peregrine Cust, 7th Baron Brownlow, C. St J. (b.1936) in 1984.
Belton House, The Brownlow Collection (acquired with the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund by the National Trust in 1994)