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Children Playing

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This plaque is one of four which were the ends of the lids of two caskets decorated with allegorical children's games. Here, two Cupids are contesting for a puppy. A nude boy, kneeling between them, brandishes the bow of one of the Cupids.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1910, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] VIVE IEVNESSE
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1910

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3rd quarter 16th century (Renaissance)
painted enamel 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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