Artist manner of Alessandro Vittoria, Italian, 1525-1608
Title
  • Doorknocker: Neptune and His Sea Horses
Date 19th century
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 16 3/4 × 11 1/4 × 5 7/8 inches, 31.1 pounds (42.6 × 28.5 × 15 cm, 14.1 kg)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 47.141
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Bardini Collection (Florence, Italy);
(Frederic A. Stern, New York, New York, USA);
1947-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Planiscig, L. Venezianische Bildhauer der Renaissance. 1921, pp. 475-477, (fig. 502).

Richardson, E.P. "Alessandro Vittoria in the Institute," Bulletin of the DIA 32, no. 1 (1952): pp. 4-8, p. 5 (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA 32, no. 1 (1952-1953): pp. 4-8.

Le Vie del Mondo 16, no. 4 (April 1954): p. 364.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, with contributions by C. Avery... [et. al.]. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, in assoc. with the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 275.