Francesco Francia (Italian, Bologna ca. 1447–1517 Bologna)
Oil and gold on wood
29 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (74.9 x 57.2 cm)
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 959
Inscription: Signed (right, on parapet): FRANCIA AURIFABER P.
Elia Volpi, Villa Pia, Florence; Volpi sale, Plaza Hotel, New York, November 27, 1916, no. 1018, bt. Ehrich Galleries; Henry Goldman, New York; Duveen Brothers, New York (by exchange from Henry Goldman); John R. Thompson, Chicago (Duveen Brothers, Six Pictures and a Gothic Tapestry in the Collection of Mr. John R. Thompson, 1924, no. 3); Trustees of the late John R. Thompson sale, Parke-Burnet Galleries, New York, January 15, 1944. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1944.
Artist: Follower of Francesco Francia (Italian, Bologna ca. 1447–1517 Bologna)Date: ca. 1520 (possibly cast seventeenth century)Medium: Bronze (Copper alloy with an olive
green to brown patina.)Accession: 1975.1.1275On view in:Not on view