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Putto

Seated on rock formation with octagonal base, leaning far forward, looking down, arms bent at elbows, pointing with right hand, right leg stretched behind him. Forefinger of left hand missing. Style of Francois Duquesnoy (1594-1646).

Provenance

By 1960, Phillip B. Mayer, London; 1960, sold by Mayer to the MFA for £200. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

second quarter of 17th century

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

60.948

Medium or Technique

Wood; Boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture