This statuette, from which an attribute held in the right hand is missing, represents a very rare and delightful type of Renaissance minor sculpture, its powerful movement and extravagant counterpoise contrasting strongly with the austere and frigid classicism of the antique masters.
Figure of a Running Girl by Severo da Ravenna, 14961543
© British Museum
- Bronze Dimensions: 19 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £150 ( Total: £150)
- Acquired in:
- H M Calmann
Previously attributed to Maffeo Olivieri.