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Bronze statuette of a girl holding a dog

Period:
Late Hellenistic or Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Greek or Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.225.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Seated child holding a puppy in her right arm, her left extended in the same direction as her gaze. A charming study of child life, with the little girl and dog both rendered with remarkable truth to nature.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions 1913: Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (4): pp. 90-1, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 375, pp. 160-61, New York: Gilliss Press.

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