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The Rape of Ganymede

Maker:
Caradosso (Cristoforo Caradosso Foppa) (before 1475–1526/7)
Designer:
Probably after a design by Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Bronze, remains of gilding
Dimensions:
1 15/16 x 1 7/8 in. (4.9 x 4.8 cm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.70.10
Not on view
[ Stefano Bardini (until 1918; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 1918, no 141; sold to MMA) ]
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