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Allegorical Statuette

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terracotta sketch. Statuette of an allegorical figure of a woman in classic dress leaning on a short obelisk at her left. On the obelisk sketchily incised are a dolphin, a rearing horse, SPQR, and a lion.

Provenance

1944, Ephron Gallery, New York; 1944, sold by the Ephron Gallery to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: June 8, 1944)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

English, 18th century, about 1780

Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.604

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture