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Statuette - Abundance

Abundance

  • Object:

    Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly Florence, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.14:1-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze statuette representing Abundance is made by an unknown artist in Italy, possibly Florence. It was formerly thought to be by Vittore Gambello, known as Camelio.
Abundance is represented as a nude female figure carrying the cornucopia in her left hand.

Physical description

A standing nude female figure with a cornucopia in her left hand.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly Florence, made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Height: 26.2 cm

Object history note

Bought for £1760 (P.Grant £1000; Murray Bequest £760), in 1961.

Descriptive line

Statuette, bronze, allegorical figure of Abundance, Italy (possibly Florence), late 16th century

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

Bode, W., Collection of J. Pierpont Morgan: Bronzes of the Renaissance and Subsequent Periodes, Paris 1910, (2 vols), no. 89, p. 25, pl. LVII

Production Note

formerly thought to be by Vittore Gambello, known as Camelio.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Nude female figure

Categories

Bronze; Myths & Legends; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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