Samson Slaying a Philistine by Giambologna

The most important work by Giambologna outside Italy and the only example of his large marble groups made for the Medici to have left Florence.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
200 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
1953
Vendor:
Sir William Worsley

Provenance

Sir Thomas Worsley,Hovingham

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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