After a model by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
second half 16th century
12 1/2 × 15 1/2 in. (31.8 × 39.4 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Not on view
One of a pair with 17.190.2091, formerly considered sketches for figures on the Fontana dell'Isolotto in the Boboli Gardens in Florence. The fountain consists of a large figure representing the Ocean, standing on a plinth which is supported by three River Gods, the Euphrates, the Ganges and the Nile.