Artist Italian
  • Crab
  • Crab Inkstand (alternate title)
Date ca. 1500
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 inches (7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 41.7
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W233, Level 2 (see map)
(R. Stora, New York, New York, USA);
1941-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Leith-Jasper, M. Renaissance Bronzes from the Collection of the Kunsthistoriches Museum. Vienna, 1936, pp. 100-101, no. 16.

Decorative Arts of the Italian Renaissance 1400 - 1600. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1958, p. 105, no. 248.

The Lively Arts of the Renaissance. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, 1960, no. 33.

Durer's Cities: Nuremberg and Venice. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1971, p. 62, no. 115.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström,C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols. London, 2002, I, cat. 116.