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Roman Jester (Petit fou de Rome)

Artist:
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)
Founder:
Cast by Barbedienne Foundry
Date:
modeled probably ca. 1874, executed after 1875
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, on wood base
Dimensions:
Overall (with base): 8 1/8 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (20.6 × 7.9 × 6.4 cm); Height (without base): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Maria A. S. de Reinis, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.439
Not on view
Marking: On the back of the base: F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR
Dr. Maria A. S. de Reinis (until 1977; to MMA)
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