Triumph Of A Sea Goddess
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR51.213
People
Peter Flötner, German (Thurgau, Switzerland c. 1485 - 1546 Nuremberg, Germany)
Title
Triumph of a Sea Goddess
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
c. 1530
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Soapstone with gilt bronze band
Dimensions
actual: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
BR51.213
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Charles L. Kuhn, German and Netherlandish Sculpture, 1280-1800, the Harvard Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1965), p. 22, cat. no. 33 pp. 79-80, repr. as pl. XXXIV

Anneliese Harding, German Sculpture in New England Museums, Goethe Institute (Boston, MA, 1972), p. 16, repr. p. 53 as fig. 82

Charles Werner Haxthausen, "The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard: the Germanic Tradition", Apollo (May 1978), vol. 107, no. 195, pp. 403-413, p. 411

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), pp. 13, 93, repr. p. 93

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 351, pp. 296-297, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 224

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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