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Nymph and satyr

Artist:
Zaccaria Zacchi (Italian, 1473–1544)
Date:
1506
Culture:
Italian, Tuscany
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Height: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1443
Not on view
Zacchi (1473–1544) was born of a Volterran family, and, according to Vasari, was a close friend of the FLorentine sculptor Baccio de Montelupo, from whom he "borrowed many things." He was much employed on large-scale decorative sculpture schemes farther North especially in Bologna and Trent.
Signature: Signed and dated around base: ZACCARIAE.ZACCHII.VOLATERRANI.OPUS.AN.SAL.MDVI
Oscar Huldschinksky (by 1909) ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1962–64; to MMA)
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