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Venus Marina

Maker:
Girolamo Campagna (Italian, Verona 1549–1625 Venice)
Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 536
What may be read as the initials I.C. in punched ornament on the base led to the suggestion that the statuette may be by Girolamo's younger brother Giuseppe, who once signed Iseppo.
Inscription: Incised around the outside of the base, letters separated by incised ornament: I C
[ J. & S. Goldschmidt ] ; Ferdinando Adda , Cannes (until 1965; sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, November 30– December 1, 1965, no. 412); Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
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