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Seated Prophet (Jeremiah)

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terracotta bozzetto of marble statue for casing of Santa Casa in Loreto. On shaped plinth, bearded figure in flowing robes, turbaned head bowed, sits knees crossed and book in lap. (left arm and right hand broken).

Provenance

1958, K. J. Hewett, London, England; 1958 sold by Hewett to the MFA for £250. (Accession Date: November 13, 1958)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Italian, Renaissance, 1501–65

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.1013

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture