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Neptune with a Dolphin

Artist:
After a model by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Bronze with black patina
Dimensions:
Height: 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.183
Not on view
Bernini's marble original, of which this bronze is a variant and not a copy, is in the collection of the Earl of Yarborough, England. Only one bronze variant aside from the Metropolitan's piece has been published.
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