Mantelpiece Mirror with Female Nudes

Vincenzo Vela1865 - 1866

Museo Vincenzo Vela

Museo Vincenzo Vela
Ligornetto, Switzerland

This decorative fireplace is situated in the former living-room, which was decorated in accordance with the canons of drawing-room art. It was executed with extraordinary virtuoso skills: the figures are not just visible from behind, but are also reflected in the mirror from the front.


  • Title: Mantelpiece Mirror with Female Nudes
  • Creator: Vincenzo Vela
  • Date: 1865 - 1866
  • Physical Dimensions: w153 x h155 x d25.5 cm (Complete)
  • Original name in Italian: Specchiera per camino con due nudi femminili
  • Exhibition: Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • Provenance: Swiss Confederation
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: © Museo Vincenzo Vela
  • Medium: Marble

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