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Italy, Ravenna, 16th century
Overall: 23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.)
Greek and Roman art and literature typically used satyrs as a form of grotesque comic relief, but Renaissance artists adopted them as jovial celebratory figures of nature and revelry.
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Department: European Painting and Sculpture
Gallery: 117A Italian Renaissance
Provenance: Charles Stein (Paris, France) (sold, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 8-10, 1899, no. 168).
Walter von Pannwitz, 1856-1920 (Munich, Germany), (sold, Galerie Helbring, "Die Sammlung von Pannwitz," 25 October 1905, no. 80).
Robert Strauss (London, England
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
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