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Luisa Deti (d. 1557)

Artist:
Ippolito Buzio (Italian, Viggiù 1562–1634 Rome)
Date:
after 1604
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall (Bust only, wt. confirmed): 23 1/2 in., 150lb. (59.7 cm, 68.0396kg); Overall (Bust on socle, wt. confirmed): 29 1/2 in., 162lb. (74.9 cm, 73.4827kg)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., 1921
Accession Number:
21.59
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 601
Buzio was one of the preeminent sculptors at the turn of the seventeenth century in Rome, producing full-length sculptures, busts and fountains for members of the Roman aristocracy. This portrait may represent Lisa Deti (d. 1557), the mother of Pope Clement VIII (1536–1605), and was originally intended for the Aldobrandini family chapel in Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome.
Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Company, New York (until 1921; to MMA)
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