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Tomb Effigy of Elizabeth Boott Duveneck

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Born to a wealthy Boston family and educated in Italy, Lizzie Boott was an accomplished artist. She studied with painter Frank Duveneck, and married him in 1886. When she died less than two years later, Duveneck created this sculpture in her memory, evoking tomb effigies of the Renaissance....

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Provenance

Francis Boott, Cambridge, Mass.; Frank Duveneck, Covington, Ky.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Duveneck

1894

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 71.1 x 218.4 x 100.3 cm, 3229.6 kg (28 x 86 x 39 1/2 in., 7120 lb.) Mount (Rolling steel base-with 3/4" thick painted plywood skirt): 36.8 x 134 x 267.3 cm (14 1/2 x 52 3/4 x 105 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.62

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture