Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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plaque
  • Italy
  • plaque, 1400s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Length/Width: 8.6 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Allan Gerdau
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0096.a
Description

Rectangular plaque depicting a satyr pursuing a nymph. The satyr has the legs and tail of a goat and the upper body of a man. The nymph who personifies some aspect of nature is wearing only a sash as she leads the way. In the background there is a tree alongside a pillar. In the foreground there is a tree alongside the two figures.