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Head of an Angel

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Provenance

Before 1962, R. Hein and Bela Desco Hein (b. 1883 - d. 1931), Paris. By 1962, Jacques Seligmann & Co., New York. By 1969, John Goelet, New York; 1973, gift of John Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1974)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet in honor of Hanns Swarzenski

Italian (Venice or Milan), Medieval (Gothic), first half of the 15th century

Dimensions

12.7 x 14 x 11.4 cm (5 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.693

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture