The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Kneeling boy holding up a shell
  • Italian School , 17th century (Rome), model
  • Kneeling boy holding up a shell
  • France
  • probably mid 18th century (cast)
    mid 17th century (model)
  • Statuette
  • Heavy, brassy alloy. Lost-wax cast with reddish-brown patina. Hair and terrain bases punched. On gilt-bronze base.
  • Statuette, Height: 26.4 cm
    Base, Height: 4.4 cm
  • S203
  • Oval Drawing Room
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  • First recorded when lent by the 4th Marquess to the Musée Retrospectif exhibition, Paris, 1865