Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Reclining Female

mid-16th century
Italian, probably Rome
Bronze, black lacquer patina
2 1/2 × 4 5/8 in. (6.3 × 11.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 536
The figure probably comes from a shrine somewhat imitating a Michelangelesque monument in miniature.
Henry Pfungst ; J. Pierpont Morgan ; Michael Friedsam (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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