Lot 84


North Italian Bronze Group of an Old Man Riding a Goat, Attributed to the Workshop of Ferdinando Tacca, Florence, second quarter of the 17th century
the loosely draped capped, bearded figure holding a bottle in his right hand and a box of bottles in his left, astride a rearing goat, bronze height 6.1 in — 15.6 cm 8.3 in — 21 cm

Provenance:
Sotheby’s, New York, Private Collection of the Blumka Estate, January 9/10, 1996, Lot 102

Private Collection, Vancouver

Literature:
Charles Avery, RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE BRONZES IN THE FRICK ART MUSEUM, The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, 1993 pp. 229-231, cat. no. 22

Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum Duisberg, Die Beschwörung des Kosmos. Europäische Bronzen der Renaissance, (exhibition catalogue) Nov. 6, 1994-Jan. 15, 1995, pp. 229-231, cat nos. 102-103

Estimate: $8,000—12,000


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