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Baptism of Christ

Artist:
After a model by Alessandro Algardi (Italian, Bologna 1598–1654 Rome)
Date:
mid-17th century
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Bronze with dark brown patina
Dimensions:
17 1/2 × 10 1/4 × 18 in. (44.5 × 26 × 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.111
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 550
The model was first created by Algardi for a version in silver, which was presented to Pope Innocent X in 1646.
[ Durlacher Inc. , until 1934; sold to MMA ]
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