Modeled to the left on white marble socle base.
About 1770, probably Ludwig Friedrich Carl, Prince of Hohenlohe-Oehringen (b. 1723 – d. 1805) and Sophie Amalie Caroline, Duchess of Saxony-Hildburghausen (b. 1732 – d. 1799), Oehringen, Germany; possibly by descent within the family [see note 1]; October 5, 1995, Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden-Baden sale, Sotheby & Co., Munich, lot 801, to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006) NOTES:  The busts were in the collections at Grossherzogliches Residenzschloss in Karlsruhe, Germany (Koelitz inventory no. 2479, taken in 1883) and the Neues Schloss in Baden-Baden, Germany (Richter inventory no. 2194, taken in 1919).
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger
German, about 1770