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Saint Bartholomew

Artist:
After a composition by Pierre Legros II (Italian (born France), Paris 1666–1719 Rome)
Date:
after 1738
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Height: 34 in. (86.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.136
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 550
This statuette was copied after an engraving by Francesco Aquila of Legros's statue, executed between 1705 and 1712 that forms part of the celebrated series of marble Apostles in San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome.
M. de Troy ; Abbé Terray (until 1779) ; reputedly Private Collection, Belgium (to Rosenberg and Stiebel) ; [ Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc. , New York, until 1958; sold to MMA ]
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