Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Sleeping Cupid

Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Bronze, partly gilded
Dimensions:
8 7/8 × 8 in. (22.5 × 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Edith Perry Chapman Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.175
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 536
Stroganov Family , St. Petersburg (until 1931; sale, Lepke's Kunstactionshaus, Berlin, May 13, 1931, no. 243); [ Stiebel Ltd. (until 1932; sold to Kern) ] ; Bruno Kern ; [ Blumka Gallery (until 1951; sold to MMA) ]
Related Objects

Paris

Artist: Antico (Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo) Date: ca. 1500–5 Medium: Bronze, partially gilt and silvered Accession: 55.93 On view in:Gallery 536

Sprite

Artist: Sculptor close to Donatello (Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence) Date: ca. 1432 Medium: Gilt bronze Accession: 1983.356 On view in:Gallery 500

Spinario (Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot)

Artist: Antico (Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo) Date: probably modeled by 1496, cast ca. 1501 Medium: Bronze, partially gilt (hair) and silvered (eyes) Accession: 2012.157 On view in:Gallery 536

Pan

Artist: Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua) Date: ca. 1510–20 Medium: Bronze Accession: 1982.45 On view in:Gallery 536

Horse

Artist: After a model by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence) Date: probably 1587–91 Medium: Bronze Accession: 24.212.23 On view in:Gallery 536