Arion Rescued by a Dolphin, between 1655 and 1660

  • Artus Quellinus, Flemish, 1609-1668

Terracotta modello

  • Overall: 14 × 24 × 3 inches (35.6 × 61 × 7.6 cm)

Museum Purchase, funds from the Robert H. Tannahill Foundation, the Joseph H. Parsons Fund and the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts in honor of Graham W.J. Beal

2015.64

On View

  • Dutch Golden Age S380
  • Dutch Golden Age S380

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

(David Bridgwater, Bath, United Kingdom, and Jonathon Barton, Cirencester, United Kingdom)

2015-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Darr, Alan Phipps, Yao-Fen You, and Megan Reddicks. “Recent Acquisitions (2007–15) of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” The Burlington Magazine 158 (June 2016): 501–512, p. 505 (ill.). Scholten, Frits. “Quenllinus’s Arion: A Terracotta Modello for the Town Hall of Amsterdam.” Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): 32–43, cover (ill.).

Artus Quellinus, Arion Rescued by a Dolphin, between 1655 and 1660, terracotta modello. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, funds from the Robert H. Tannahill Foundation, the Joseph H. Parsons Fund and the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts in honor of Graham W.J. Beal, 2015.64.