Unknown master XV century
Florence (?)
Marsyas. 15 century

Bronze
31,7×16 cm
Statuette
Берлин Инв.№ 196
ЗС-184

A statue depicting Marsyas playing the flute (the flute was lost before the object was transferred to the museum) was kept in the Berlin Antiquarium until 1886, since it was considered a work of antiquity. In fact, it is an imitation of an ancient sculpture of Marsyas.

Browse the item on the Department of Conservation website.

The item participates in the restoration project "Donatello and Other Renaissance Masters".

  • Statuette
  • Bronze
    31,7×16 cm
  • At the PMFA since 1946
    Берлин Инв.№ 196
  • ЗС-184
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