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A Triton and a Nereid
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A Triton and a Nereid

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Description A triton, a minor sea god that was human above the waist, had legs like a horse but webbed, and a long, fish like body playfully cavorts with a nereid or sea nymph. Such pairs may be depicted accompanying Neptune, ruler of the seas.
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Arnold Seligmann [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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ca. 1600 (Baroque)
bronze, patina
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H: 23 11/16 in. (60.2 cm)


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