White, with draped shoulders, raised on high tapering rectangular plinth.
Blue shield marks, only Weeping Philosopher signed.
Until 1994, Mrs. D. Fischer; March 2, 1994, posthumous Fischer sale, Phillips de Pury & Co., London, lot 36, to E. & H. Manners (dealer), London, for 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)
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger
Austrian, about 1750
Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.); Width 12.7 cm (5 in)'; Width of base: 4 in.
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