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Vulcan Forging Arrows
  • Andrea Riccio
    born: Trento, Italy ; died: Padua, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • Vulcan Forging Arrows, circa 1500–1530
  • Where object was made: Padua, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • bronze
  • Object Height: 14 cm
    Object Height: 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Jack Linsky, Esq.
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet G3
  • 1957.0109
Label Text

Male figure seated on an urn hammering Cupid's arrow on a round anvil that is knee level to the figure and is directly in front of the nude figure. The sculpture is on top of a rectangular base with slanted sides.