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The Sluggard

Artist:
Frederic, Lord Leighton (British, Scarborough 1830–1896 London)
Founder:
J. W. Singer & Sons Ltd. (British)
Date:
1886
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Bronze, dark olive brown patina
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 1/2 × 9 1/8 × 6 1/2 in. (52.1 × 23.2 × 16.5 cm); footprint of base: 5 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (14.6 × 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.936
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Signature: Incised on top of base: Fred Leighton; incised on side of base: FOUNDED BY J.W.SINGER & SONS LTD/ FROME SOMT.

Inscription: Incised on front of base: THE SLUGGARD
[ Leicester Galleries , London, until 1906; sold to MMA ]
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