Artist after a model by Massimiliano Soldani, Italian, 1656-1740
Manufacturer Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
Title
  • Athlete Holding a Vase
  • Giovane con Anfora in Mano (alternate title)
Date between 1747 and 1750
Medium Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions Overall (without base): 10 1/8 × 3 5/8 × 4 1/4 inches (25.7 × 9.2 × 10.8 cm)
Overall (base): 1 × 4 × 3 5/8 inches (2.5 × 10.2 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 1990.258
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Influence of Ancient Greeks and Romans, Level 2 (see map)
Leonardo Lapiciarella (Florence);
( Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, New York);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, A.P. Innovations during the twilight of Florence: eighteenth century sculpture in Doccia porcelain, in Francesco Robba and the Venitian Sculpture of the Eighteenth Century, Papers from and International Symposium, ed. J. Hofler. Ljubljana, October 16-18, 1998, 2000, p. 101 (fig. 12).

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols., II, London, 2002, cat. 165.

Darr, Alan Phipps. "The Doccia Porcelain Sculpture Collection in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Amici di Doccia, Quaderni, no. 8 (2014-2015): pp. 32–84, p. 35, pp. 60–61 (ill.).