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Group - Samson and a Philistine

Samson and a Philistine

  • Object:

    Group

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 - ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Giambologna (sculptor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.35-1956

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Samson and the Philistine are shown naked, fighting with each other. Samson holds a dagger in his right hand and is about to push it down on the Philistine.

Place of Origin

Florence (made)

Date

ca. 1600 - ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Giambologna (sculptor)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Object history note

Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1956.

Descriptive line

Group, bronze, Samson and a Philistine, style of Giambologna, Italian, late 16th or early 17th century

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Philistine

Categories

Bronze; Myths & Legends; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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