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Feast of the Gods

Feast of the Gods

c. 1571-1578

probably by Alessandro Vittoria

(Italian, 1525-1608)

Bronze

Overall: 34.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1952.464

Description

Banquets of the gods were common literary devices in classical texts and myth, and their use here enmeshed with the desire to capture the sensuality of the body and water in motion.

See also
Collection: 
Sculpture
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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