METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK, USA

Gert van Egen (Flemish, active c. 1570 – c. 1612)

An Alabaster Statue of a Youth, after the Antique

1611

On an alabaster base with concave scrolls bearing a parcel-gilt polychrome coat of arms with the gilt initials H M above and dated 1611 in gilt below, on a stepped plinth with carved and parcel-gilt acanthus leaves, engraved GE on the bottom

Height: 13 in. (33 cm)
Width: 4 ¼ in. (11 cm)
Depth: 3 ½ in. (9 cm)