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Figure of Christ from a crucifix

Hair and beard painted black, crown of thorns green. Streams of blood on arms and feet painted red.

Provenance

Laffan Sale, New York. By 1911, Frank G. Macomber; 1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Macomber to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Macomber

17th century

Accession Number

19.44

Medium or Technique

Ivory; bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture