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Statuette of Thomas Jefferson

Frock-coated figure standing, scroll in right hand, inscribed "Declaration of Independence" screwed on square plinth, inscribed on bottom: Devaranne Künstl a Berlin Deponiert.

Provenance

1963, sold by the estate of Helen S. (Mrs.John Gardner) Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession date: February 13, 1963)

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

German (Berlin), about 1840

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 15 7/8"

Accession Number

63.170

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture