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possibly 17th century
Height: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 537
This sculpture is one of a number of stylistically related statuettes linked to Conrad Meit. The early seventeenth century witnessed a revival of interest in the style of Albrecht Dürer and his contemporaries. This carving, less refined than a smaller version of the subject in the Museum's collection (17.190.582), is thought by some to date from the so-called Dürer Renaissance.
Frédéric Spitzer ; P. von Schoeller ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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