Eu, Seine-Maritime 1612 or 1614 - Paris 1686
Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 1⁄4 x 12 5⁄8 in.
Acc. No.: 1980.322
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Director's Discretionary Fund, 1980
Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, 2011
- 1980, Purchase, Rogers Fund and Director's Discretionary Fund
- Is a sketch model for a series of 13 stucco reliefs - intended as models for marbles never subsequently executed - of Old and New Testament scenes for the restoration of the nave of San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, between 1646 and the Jubilee Year 1650; the supervising architect was Carlo Borromini, the project supervisor Virgilio Spada. For the series, Michel Anguier did The Crucifixion (London, Victoria and Albert Museum), The Flood and The Crossing of the Red Sea.