Artist Valerio Belli, Italian, 1468-1546
Title
  • The Judgement of Paris
Date second quarter of the 16th century
Medium Gilded bronze
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/8 × 1 3/4 × 1/16 inches (5.4 × 4.4 × 0.2 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.86
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed, at bottom: VALE. VIN. F.
(Naples, Italy);
1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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