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Group of dead child
Marble child from a tomb. The child lies on a draped bed on a high base, the drapery strewn with roses. It lies on it's back, the head inclines to the left and rests on a tasselled pillow. The right hand rests on the chest, the thumb displacing the cord from which a crucifix is suspended. The right leg is bent and tucked under the left.
Size: Length: 79 cm; Height including base: 100 cm.
Artist / Maker: Eumene Baratta
Object Type: figure
Actual Date: 1855
Century: 18th century
Museum Accession Number: Founders/S.116