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Francesco di Giorgio Martini
The Judgment of Paris

2204
Italian
c. 1475/1485
bronze (dark patina, black lacquer somewhat rubbed over rich reddish-brown bronze)
Sculpture
13.69 x 13.03 cm (5 3/8 x 5 1/8 in)
Vicomte Isidore-Hippolyte de Janzé [1790–1865], Paris; (his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 April 1866, no. 56); (Couvreur); [1] Louis-Charles Timbal [1812–1880], Florence and Paris; sold 29 November 1872 to Gustave Dreyfus [1837–1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York. [1] This information was kindly supplied by Marie-Amélie Carlier (e-mail of 12 October 2007 to NGA curator Nicholas Penny, in NGA curatorial files).
1957.14.140
1379
16B
A-293
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