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Bust of a girl

Plaster bust of a girl, head turned slightly to right, garment draping right breast, curls falling over shoulders, round pedestal base attached, mounted on simulated marble column made of wood. Marin, signed.

Provenance

By 1927, L. Kraemer and Fils, Paris; October 4, 1927, sold by L. Kraemer and Fils to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

65.2207

Medium or Technique

Cast plaster with self base

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture