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Pacing Horse (one of a pair)

A work made of bronze with gilding.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze with gilding.


modeled c. 1587 (cast 1600/50)


After a design by Giambologna
Italian, born Flanders, 1529–1608

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Painting and Sculpture of Europe


Giovanni da Bologna


Pacing Horse (one of a pair)


Italy (Object made in)

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Modeled 1575–1595


Bronze with gilding


34.3 × 27.6 × 15.9 cm (13 1/2 × 10 7/8 × 6 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norman Chatain in memory of Professor Alfred Chatain

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