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Head of the Virgin?

Cut off a little below shoulders and shows the right arm which is raised (hand missing). She wears a simple garment low at the neck with a drapery over the right shoulder. The hair falls on the shoulders in loose curls.

Provenance

By 1911, Frank Gair Macomber; 1933, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Italian, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

33.629

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture