A Youth at a Stream

John Henry Foley Irish

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554

Reduction of a model exhibited at Westminster Hall, London, in 1844. A bronze sculpture of this subject was for sale in 1846; another statue of this subject was made for the Royal Horticultural Society in 1864. Has been linked to the lines [source not given]: "Playful and wanton to the stream he trips,/And dips his foot."

A Youth at a Stream, John Henry Foley (Irish, Dublin 1818–1874 London), Lead with golden brown lacquer patination, British

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