Saturn devouring an infant boy

Details

  • Title

    Saturn devouring an infant boy

  • Artist/maker

    Antonio Gusela (1740 - 1740 active) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1740
  • Material and technique

    lime wood

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    21.5 cm including integral pedestal (height)
    4 cm integral pedestal (height)
    6.9 cm integral pedestal (length)
    4.1 cm pedestal (width)
    2.8 cm modern plinth (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1947.191.232

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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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