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Boy standing on a seashell

Date:
mid-15th century
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Bronze, dark brown patina
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.74
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 500
The figure, with his contrapposto pose, shows the pervasive influence of Donatello (ca. 1386–1466).
John Edward Taylor , London ; George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until her death in 1930) ; George Blumenthal (by 1926–41; to MMA)
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