A Fifteenth-Century Florentine Singer (Le Chanteur florentin du XVe siècle )
On View: Lobby annex, 1st floor
Bronze with marble pedestal
24 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (62.2 x 24.1 x 19.1 cm)
base: 5 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 9 1/16 in. (14.6 x 37.5 x 23 cm)
mount (Kimbel and Cabus mount- overall): 24 1/2 × 7 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (62.2 × 18.4 × 18.4 cm) (show scale)
Stamped center on base behind feet: "RÉDUCTION MÉCANIQUE/A. COLLAS/BREVETE"
Incised proper left side on base: "P. DVBOIS 1865"
On base, proper right side: "F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR"
Underside in ink: "gno[?]"; "36413"; "360" (faint)
Underside incised: "56"
Gift of Benno Bordiga
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Paul Dubois (French, 1829-1905). A Fifteenth-Century Florentine Singer (Le Chanteur florentin du XVe siècle ), 1865. Bronze with marble pedestal, 24 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (62.2 x 24.1 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Benno Bordiga, 1990.228.7a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.228.7a-b_bw.jpg)
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