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Adam necklace

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Rigid, circular gilded brass neck ring (square in section) with a photograph of Michaelangelo's painting of "Adam" from the Sistine Chapel laminated with plastic and set on neck ring.

Marks

Signed and dated G. Bakker Adam 1988 and 17R 7

Provenance

Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia; Daphne Farago, November 12, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Dutch, 1988

Object Place

Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 28.6 x 1 cm (11 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.55

Medium or Technique

Gilded brass and PVC-laminated photograph

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands