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The Dwarf Morgante

Artist:
After a model by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date:
probably 17th–18th century
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1452
Not on view
The model on which this piece is based has been attributed to Giovanni Bologna and dated ca. 1580 by analogy with the fountain group Morgante on the Dragon, now Museo Nazionale, Florence. Morgante (ca. 1535–after 1594) was the favorite dwarf of the Medici court.
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