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Bust of Beethoven

Colossal white marble bust, with inscription "Beethoven" on front and "W. Matthiae" on the side. Bracket = 79.325b

Signed

W. Matthiä

Provenance

1879, gift of Mrs. William A. Tappan (Caroline Sturgis Tappan) (b.1819-d.1888), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 1, 1879)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William A. Tappan

German, about 1862

Accession Number

79.325a

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture