After a model by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Bronze with black patina
Height: 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1946
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.
Maurice Kann , Paris ; [ Blumka Gallery , New York, 1946; sold to MMA ]
Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)Date: 1642–43Medium: Red chalk, the background tinted with an almost imperceptible pale brown wash, framing lines in pen and brown ink (recto); black chalk (verso)Accession: 1973.265On view in:Not on view