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Elijah in the Fiery Chariot

Maker:
Master of the Barbarigo Reliefs
Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1405
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 536
The master is named for the reliefs with punched backgrounds that he made for the tomb of doges Marco and Agostino Barbarigo. The reliefs are now in the Ca' d'Oro, Venice.
Eugène Piot , Paris (until 1864; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 25–30, 1864, no. 35); J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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