The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Child with a Skull (Allegory of Mortality)
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Child with a Skull (Allegory of Mortality)
  • Germany
  • 16th century
  • Statuette
  • Alabaster, gold and paint, gilding. Ebony, stone and red porphyry pedestal
  • Height: 11.8 cm
  • S14
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
History
Further Reading
  • Evans; comte de Nieuwerkerke, 1866; Sir Richard Wallace, 1871.