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Giovanni Andrea Muti

Artist:
Bernardino Cametti (1670–1736)
Date:
ca. 1725
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Height (bust): 31 in. (78.7 cm); Height (socle): 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation Inc. Gift and Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation Inc. Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.82
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 549
A similar portrait by Cametti in the Muti Chapel at San Marcello al Corso in Rome provides the basis for the identification, dating, and attribution of this bust.
Inscription: On back in black chalk: 18091
Edouard Kann ; [ Wildenstein and Co., Inc. , New York, until 1969; sold to MMA ]
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