Artist Artus Quellinus, Flemish, 1609-1668
  • Arion Rescued by a Dolphin
Date between 1655 and 1660
Medium terracotta modello
Dimensions Overall: 14 × 24 × 3 inches (35.6 × 61 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, funds from the Robert H. Tannahill Foundation, the Joseph H. Parsons Fund and the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts in honor of Graham W.J. Beal
Accession Number 2015.64
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
(David Bridgwater, Bath, United Kingdom, and Jonathon Barton, Cirencester, United Kingdom);
2015-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan Phipps, Yao-Fen You, and Megan Reddicks. “Recent Acquisitions (2007–15) of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” The Burlington Magazine 158 (June 2016): 501–512, p. 505 (ill.).

Scholten, Frits. “Quenllinus’s Arion: A Terracotta Modello for the Town Hall of Amsterdam.” Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): 32–43, cover (ill.).