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Group - Apollo, Daphne and Peneus

Apollo, Daphne and Peneus

  • Object:

    Group

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably Florence, made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century to early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.9-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze group represents Apollo, Daphne and Peneus. It is made in Italy, probably Florence, in the late 17th to early 18th century.
Daphne is river god Peneus' daughter, with whom Apollo fell in love with.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably Florence, made)

Date

late 17th century to early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Height: 43 cm, Length: 27 cm base, Width: 23 cm base

Object history note

Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1955, as a birthday gift. It was purchased by him from Nyburg. A second version of the model appears in the Cottreau Collection

Descriptive line

Group, bronze, Apollo, Daphne and Peneus, Italy (Florence), late 17th to early 18th century

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Bronze; Myths & Legends; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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