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Bearded Prophet or Apostle

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Provenance

Private collection, France (?) [see note 1]. 1963, Mario Barsanti, Rome; 1963, sold by Barsanti to the MFA for $26,000. (Accession Date: December 11, 1963) NOTES: [1] According to information provided by Barsanti at the time of the sculpture's acquisition, it had been in a private collection on the French Riviera.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Italian (Pisa?), Medieval (Gothic), mid-14th century

Object Place

Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions

137.8 x 31.8 x 24.8 cm (54 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2665

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture