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Bartholomeus Spranger (1546–1611)
Title Achelous and Deianeira
English: A triton, a minor sea god that was human above the waist, had legs like a horse but webbed, and a long, fish like body playfully cavorts with a nereid or sea nymph. Such pairs may be depicted accompanying Neptune, ruler of the seas.
Date circa 1600 (Baroque)
Medium bronze, patina
Dimensions H: 60.2 cm (23.7 in)
Current location
Walters Art MuseumL
Accession number 54.467
Exhibition history The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925
Ownership history

Arnold Seligmann [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925 [mode of acquisition unknown]
1931: bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters

Place of origin Prague, Czech Republic (?)
Source/Photographer Walters Art Museum:

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