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Male saint

Artist:
Francesco Marti (active 1489–1516)
Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Lucca
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/8 × 2 3/4 in. (6 × 7 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.70.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 500
This figure was probably mounted on an arm of a crucifix.
Stefano Bardini (until 1918; his sale, American Art Association, New York, April 23–27, 1918, no. 206; sold to MMA)
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