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Children Playing

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Description This plaque is one of four which were the ends of the lids of two caskets decorated with allegorical children's games. Here, a nude boy holding a horn is attacked by another armed with a club. A Cupid, fallen on his knees, tries to intervene. Between the two boys is scratched a love-knot.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1910, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1910

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3rd quarter 16th century (Renaissance)
painted enamels on copper
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H: 3 5/16 x W: 5 13/16 in. (8.4 x 14.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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