Venus Plucking The Wings Of Cupid is a bronze sculpture by Massimiliano Soldani, dating to 1715-20, depicting the story of mythology, with the goddess uncharacteristically angry.
One last look at this wide space.
Going back and finding a side corridor, I made my way to the other end of the closed off space. Here we find works by Gustav Klimt. Two of them are on extended loan to the Gallery (no pictures allowed, more's the pity). This one is from the permanent collection. Hope I is from 1903, made all the more poignant when you know the artist's infant son had died the year before.
Van Gogh painted Vase With Zinnias And Geraniums in 1886.
Vilhelm Hammershoi was a Danish Impressionist, and this painting is a recent acquisition. Sunshine In The Drawing Room dates to 1910.
And today I finish off with a work by the greatest of the Impressionists. Monet painted Rough Sea in 1881.