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Deacon or angel

Bronze with traces of gilding. Standing figure in long robe with cowl. Extended hands probably held object. Curled locks. Slight contraposto. From religious object, as a Cross or a Reliquary shrine. Attached at back.

Provenance

By 1967, Riccardi Ariodante, Florence; 1967, sold by Ariodante to the MFA. (Accession date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Italian (Florence), about 1400

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Accession Number

67.759

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture