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Bust of a man

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Terracotta, bust of a male, with curly wig and plait, open neck ruffled shirt with scarf, with square base, has separate square multi-colored marble base

Provenance

By 1941, Howard Back, New York; March 31, 1941, sold by Back 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, about 1780–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

38.74 cm (15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2217

Medium or Technique

Patinated terracotta with terracotta socle on marble base

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture