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Child's head

Date:
late 15th–early 16th century
Culture:
Northern Italian
Medium:
Bronze, eyes polished
Dimensions:
Overall with bolt (confirmed): 7 1/8 × 3 × 3 1/2 in. (18.1 × 7.6 × 8.9 cm); Height without bolt (confirmed): 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Base (confirmed): 3 5/16 in. × 3 5/16 in. × 3 1/4 in. (8.4 × 8.4 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.142.17
Not on view
The head, while probably meant to suggest a fragment of Greco-Roman antiquity, bears features strongly reminiscent of children by the painter Andrea Mantegna (1430/31–1506).
Henri Lehmann (until 1925; sale, 1925, no. 372) ; Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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