Artist Raffaello Monti, Italian, 1818-1881
Title
  • Night
Date 1862
Medium Biscuit porcelain
Dimensions Overall: 25 1/4 × 10 3/4 × 17 inches (64.1 × 27.3 × 43.2 cm)
Overall (figure): 20 × 9 3/4 × 16 3/4 inches (50.8 × 24.8 × 42.5 cm)
Overall (base): 5 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (13.7 × 24.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Estate of James E. Meredith
Accession Number F69.19
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed, left back: R Monti
Inscriptions Inscribed, on bottom of base: Copeland
Inscribed, on back: Copeland/Pub. May 1862
Estate of James E. Meredith;
1969-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition, 1862, p. 169

Radcliffe, A. "Monti's Allegory of the Risorgimento." Victorian and Albert Museum Bulletin 1 (July 1965): (fig. 6)

Shinn, C. and D. Shinn. The Illustrated Guide to Victorian Parian China. London, 1971, p. 73 (fig. 43).

Batkin, M. and P. Atterbury. The Origin and Development of Parian, in the Parian Phenomenon: A Survey of Victorian Parian Porcelain Statuary and Busts. Somerset, 1989, pp. 55-56.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et. al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 178.