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SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROVENANCE OF THE ‘DANCING GIRL WITH CYMBALS’ BY ANTONIO CANOVA IN THE BODE-MUSEUM, BERLIN

Neville Rowley

 

 

 

This article investigates the provenance of the Dancing Girl with Cymbals by Antonio Canova now in the Bode-Museum, Berlin, from the completion of the marble by Canova in his studio in Rome, to its transfer to the Razumovsky Palace in Vienna and some Rothschild Parisian Hôtels in Paris, until its acquisition by the West Berlin Museums in 1981 through the London dealer Colnaghi’s.