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Antinous, between 1745 and 1748

  • Gaspero Bruschi, Italian, 1701-1780
  • Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
  • Willem Danielsz Tetrode, Netherlandish, 1505-1575

Hard-paste porcelain

  • Overall: 16 1/4 × 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (41.3 × 19.1 × 12.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund


On View

  • European: Influence of Ancient Greeks and Romans


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

purchased by Leonardo Lapicciarella (Florence, Italy)

sold by (Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, New York, USA)

1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Darr, A.P. The Figure Revisited: Early Doccia Porcelain Sculptures in Detroit and its Development in 18th-Century Italy, in The International Ceramics Fair and Seminar. London, June 1994. Darr, A.P. Innovations during the twilight of Florence: eighteenth century sculpture in Doccia porcelain, in Francesco Robba and the Venitian Sculpture of the Eighteenth Century, Papers from and International Symposium, ed. J. Hofler. Ljubljana, October 16-18, 1998, 2000, pp. 96, 99 (fig. 4). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols. London, 2002, vol. II, cat. 158. Darr, Alan Phipps. "The Doccia Porcelain Sculpture Collection in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Amici di Doccia, Quaderni, no. 8 (2014-2015): 32–84, pp. 40–41 (ill.).

attributed to Gaspero Bruschi; after a model by Willem Danielsz Tetrode; Doccia Porcelain Factory, Antinous, between 1745 and 1748, hard-paste porcelain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 1990.251.