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Statuette of Man

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Standing male figure with left hand on hip and right arm raised with hand bent to hold an object. Cast in two pieces, chased minimally, and soldered. The figure wears a short windswept tunic with rippling parallel folds, a V-neck, and a hood exposing only the face. His right leg is bent and...

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Provenance

1957, Galerie St. Christoph, Vienna; 1957, sold by Galerie St. Christoph to the MFA for $175. (Accession Date: October 9, 1957)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

German (Strasbourg (?)), Medieval (Gothic), late 15th century (?)

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

10 x 5.2 x 2.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.660

Medium or Technique

Copper (99.4% copper, .6% zinc, traces of tin and lead)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork