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Cleopatra

Artist:
Workshop of Severo Calzetta da Ravenna (Italian, active by 1496, died before 1543)
Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
Italian, Ravenna or Padua
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1910
Accession Number:
10.9.2
Not on view
Cast identically, the two statuettes (see also 64.101.1433) demonstrate the vicissitudes of Renaissance bronzes. One has been stripped of its lacquer, the other has been endowed with a greenish patina that emulates archaeological verdigris.
Baron Larrey ; Mme. E. Warneck , Paris (until 1905; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 3–4, 1905, no. 137); George Blumenthal (until 1910; to MMA)
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