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Artist
Johan Gregor van der Schardt, Dutch, 1540–c. 1581
after Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, 1475–1564
Title
Model after Michelangelo’s "Day"
Date
c. 1562
Medium
Terracotta with reddish patina
Dimensions
8 3/8 x 11 13/16 x 4 3/8 in. (21.3 x 30 x 11.1 cm) Base: 3 3/4 × 13 5/8 × 5 1/2 in. (9.5 × 34.6 × 14 cm)
Credit Line

The Edith A. and Percy S. Straus Collection

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
44.584
Classification
Sculpture
Provenance

Johann Gregor van der Schardt (1530 - c.1581), Nuremburg, 1562 - c.1581; Paulus von Praun (1548 - 1616) Bologna and Nuremburg, 1581 - 1616; Praunsches Kabinett, Nuremburg, 1616 -1801; Johann Friedrich Frauenholz (1758 - 1822) and Buttner, Nuremburg, 1801- 1803; Anton Paul Heinlein, Nuremburg, 1803 - 1832; Anton Paul Heinlein (1803 - 1832); his sale, 9 April 1832; Obersleutnant Karl Emil von Gemming, Nuremburg, 1832 - 1842; Ernst Julius Hähnel (1811-1891) Dresden; by descent, Dresden, 1842 - 1922; Dr. A. B. Heyer, London, 1922 - 1938; [Christie's, London, 24 February 1938, no. 61]; Alexander von Frey, Vienna, 1938 - 1939; [Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co. 1939]; Percy S. Straus, 1939 - 1944; donated to MFAH 1944 Miss Anna Hähnel and Mrs. Elise Walter Hähnel, Dresden; A. B. Heyer, Dresden; Alexander von Frey, Vienna; Percy S. Straus, New York; gift to the museum 1944.