Monkey & Leopard with Mythical Beast & 2 shields by Unknown Artist

1) Marble sculptured group depicting a monkey seated with its fore paws resting on a dog, 2) Marble sculptured group depicting a leopard seated on a monster with ram's horns, 3) a rectangular shield with the arms of the Gambara family, 4) oval shield with the arms of the Barbarini family.


Details

Medium:
Istrian stone & marble
Acquired in:
1931
Vendor:
F Cavendish Bentick

The two shields are currently unlocated in the collection. All part of a collection of architectural sculpture from Morton's House, Corfe Castle

Provenance

Morton's House, Corfe Castle collected by the father of the vendor.

Venue details

Ferens Art Gallery Queen Victoria Square, HULL East Yorkshire HU1 3RA 01482 613 902 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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