Clio, Muse of History

Clio, Muse of History


Charles Meynier

(French, 1768-1832)

Oil on canvas

Framed: 290 x 192.4 x 7 cm (114 3/16 x 75 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.); Unframed: 273 x 176 cm (107 1/2 x 69 5/16 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2003.6.5

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Clio is surrounded by appropriate relics for the muse of history: busts, reliefs, and sculptures.

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