Fountain head in the form of Cupid, blindfold, riding a dolphin

On display

Details

  • Title

    Fountain head in the form of Cupid, blindfold, riding a dolphin

  • Artist/maker

    Francesco Fanelli (active 1608 - 1665) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    England (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th - 18th century (1601 - 1800)
  • Material and technique

    bronze with fire gilding; very thin walled, hollow, lost-wax, cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    12.9 cm (height)
    8.5 cm (length)
    6.7 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 46 | Baroque Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1888.CDEF.B424

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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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