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Statuette - Dancing boy

Dancing boy

  • Object:

    Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (city) (made)

  • Date:

    second half 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Witte, Elias de (sculptor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plaster of Paris, coloured

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    A.109A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plaster statuette of a dancing boy. He stands on his left foot on a hemispherical base, his left leg thrust back, naked except for a girdle; his right arm raised holding a bunch of leaves, his left arm outstretched with the stem.

Place of Origin

Florence (city) (made)

Date

second half 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Witte, Elias de (sculptor)

Materials and Techniques

Plaster of Paris, coloured

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm

Descriptive line

Plaster statuette of a dancing boy, by Elias de Witte called Candido, Italy (Florence), second half 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

'Salting Bequest (A. 70 to A. 1029-1910) / Murray Bequest (A. 1030 to A. 1096-1910)'. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum (Department of Architecture and Sculpture). London: Printed under the Authority of his Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, East Harding Street, EC, p. 7

Subjects depicted

Dancing

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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