Bronze; Quaternary copper alloy with a high content of zinc (approx. 73% copper, approx. 15% zinc, approx. 7% lead, approx. 3% tin) with natural patina, hollow cast; remnants of the clay core and iron armature in the legs
Baron Albert Freiherr von Oppenheim
(1834 – 1912), Cologne, by 1899, until 1912; J. Pierpont
Morgan, New York, 1912 – 13; [Duveen Brothers, New York].
Acquired by Philip Lehman through Duveen for $16,000 in
Date: ca. 1380–1400Medium: Bronze; quaternary copper alloy (approx. 78% copper, approx. 10% zinc, approx. 6% tin, approx. 5% lead) with natural patina. Remnants of the iron armature are in the lion’s legs and the figure of Samson.Accession: 1975.1.1412On view in:Gallery 953
Date: ca. 1425–50Medium: Bronze; Ternary copper alloy with a very high content of zinc (approx. 74%
copper, approx. 22% zinc, approx. 2% lead) with natural patina, hollow cast.Accession: 1975.1.1413On view in:Gallery 953