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In conjunction with the exhibition Bernini: Sculpting in Clay (on view October 3, 2012–January 6, 2013), Anthony Sigel, Guest Curator, and Conservator of Objects and Sculpture, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museums, outlines the research and discoveries he and his fellow curators made in preparation for the exhibition. By researching Bernini's methods, Sigel has determined which figures Bernini created himself and which ones were likely created by assistants. His lecture includes his own photographs of the models and detailed descriptions of Bernini's methods.
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Cup and saucer
Platter (one of a set)
Creamer with cover (part of a service)
Coffee cup (part of a service)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 508
This coffeepot is from a service depicting scenes from Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Sir John Acton (until 1890; sale, Christie's, London, February 25, 1890) ; George F. Baker (until 1931; to MMA)
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