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Statuette - Peasant boy

Peasant boy

  • Object:

    Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (probably North, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giambologna (sculptor)
    Fanelli, Francesco (sculptor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Neville Goodman CB

  • Museum number:

    A.19-1971

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure of a boy dressed in boots, long baggy shirt and wide-rimmed floppy hat, leaning on a tree-trunk holding a tankard/jug (?).

Place of Origin

Europe (probably North, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Giambologna (sculptor)
Fanelli, Francesco (sculptor)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Height: 11.3 cm excluding base

Object history note

Given by Dr Neville Goodman, C.B together with A.17, 18 and 20 to 32.1971.

Descriptive line

Statuette, Peasant boy, bronze, North European, possibly after a model by Giambologna, 17th century

Production Note

Previously attributed to Giambologna, now thought to be a Fanelli copy after a model by Giambologna.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Peasant; Boy

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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