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Pleureur

Alabaster or marble. Full round figure, left hand on chest, right holds robes to bowed & hooded head.

Provenance

1943, Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (b. 1867 - d. 1944), New York; April 29, 1943, sold by Stokes to the Brummer Gallery (stock no. N5451), New York; 1948, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $100. (Accession Date: March 11, 1948)

Credit Line

1948 Purchase Fund

French (Dijon), about 1440

Object Place

Dijon, France

Accession Number

48.260

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture