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Triton with a Shell
Triton with a Shell

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Triton with a Shell

Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini(Italian, 1598-1680)

Date
c. 1630 - before 1642
Medium
Terracotta
Dimensions
12 1/8 x 8 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 30.8 x 21.3 x 18.1 cm)
Department
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund
Accession No.
52.219
Provenance
Palazzo Barberini (?), Rome; Collection Friedrich von Amerling, Vienna; Dorotheum, "Estate of Friedrich von Amerling" 6 May 1916," Vienna; Collection of Dr. Rudolph Berl, Vienna; Wildenstein (dealer), New York.
Keywords
clay, earthenware, statuette, study, terrracotta, allegory

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