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Dancing children (one of a pair)

Artist:
After a composition by Donatello (Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Artist:
French Painter
Date:
1770–90
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 1/2 × 31 1/8 in. (44.5 × 79.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings-Decorative
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.251a
Not on view
This overdoor and its companion (07.225.251b) appear to be free versions of portions of Donatello's Cantoria, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence.
Inscription: On stretcher, sticker with chamfered corners: 1080
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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