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ANGUIER, Michel

Eu, Seine-Maritime 1612 or 1614 - Paris 1686

Le Déluge

The Flood

1648-1649

terracotta

relief

Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 14 x 12 58 in.

Acc. No.: 1980.322

Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Director's Discretionary Fund, 1980

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, 2011

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Provenance

  • 1980, Purchase, Rogers Fund and Director's Discretionary Fund

Related works

  • 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.