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The Fallen Angels, or The Rebel Angels

Salvatore Albano

European Art

On View: Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
MEDIUM Marble, dark stone, bronze
  • Place Made: Italy
  • DATES 1893 (marble); 1883 (base)
    DIMENSIONS Base from floor to top of upper plate: 40 x 57 1/2 x 57 1/2 in. (101.6 x 146.1 x 146.1 cm) Marble group at top: 61 x 58 in. (154.9 x 147.3 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Base of marble incised: "S. Albano f./Firenze 1893" Bronze base incised: "Salv Albano/1883"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of A. Augustus Healy
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
    CAPTION Salvatore Albano (Italian, 1841–1893). The Fallen Angels, or The Rebel Angels, 1893 (marble); 1883 (base). Marble, dark stone, bronze, Base from floor to top of upper plate: 40 x 57 1/2 x 57 1/2 in. (101.6 x 146.1 x 146.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of A. Augustus Healy, 97.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 97.35_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 97.35_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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