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Jupiter

Modeler:
After a model by Benvenuto Cellini (Italian, Florence 1500–1571 Florence)
Artist:
Probably cast by Pietro da Barga (Italian, Florence, active 1574–88)
Date:
ca. 1580
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
confirmed: 11 5/8 × 5 5/8 × 3 1/4 in. (29.5 × 14.3 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1446
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 536
Cast after a model for a silver figure of the god that Cellini produced between 1540 and 1544 for Francis I at Fontainbleau.
John Watkins Brett Esq. (until 1864; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, April 5– 18, 1864, no. 1046); Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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