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Ate and the Litai

Artist:
Peter Flötner (German, Thurgau 1485–1546 Nuremberg)
Date:
1535–46
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Bronze, dark brown patina.
Dimensions:
Diam. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.84
Not on view
The composition seems to have been inspired by a famous Renaissance emblem book by Andrea Alciati.
[ Blumka Gallery , New York, until 1954; sold to MMA ]
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