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Mother and Child

Signed

"SARGENT JOHNSON" scratched at proper left near base

Provenance

Mid-20th century, collection of Mr. Phillip Desind; bequest of Phillip Desind to Ms. Barbara Kerman. 1998, sold by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011, sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

about 1935

Object Place

San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 36.8 x 9.2 x 8.6 cm (14 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1816

Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture