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Vessel with three putti

Artist:
Francesco Bertos (Italian, 1678–1741)
Date:
ca. 1720–40
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Bronze, with remains of black lacquer
Dimensions:
Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.110
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 542
Inscription: On book held by putto on left: VIRTUS/IN/PUETIO/NON EST [trans. virtue does not reside in puerility].
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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