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Reclining Female

Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
Italian, probably Rome
Medium:
Bronze, black lacquer patina
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 4 × 5 × 1 3/4 in. (10.2 × 12.7 × 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.180
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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