Artist Italian
  • Cardinal Saint Carlo Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan
Date between 1601 and 1610
Medium Bronze cast
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 inches (4.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund
Accession Number 59.319
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, on altar: 59.319
Inscriptions Inscribed, obverse: B. CAR. BORROMEVS CARD. ARCHIEP. MEDI.
Inscribed, reverse: SOLA. GAVDET. HVMIL ITATE DEVS.
(Alfred Spero, London, England);
1959-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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