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Although formerly assigned to Augsburg, about 1570, this intriguing and sophisticated statuette reveals the classicism of the Mannerist style as it appeared in Flanders between the Renaissance and baroque periods. It is a product of the prolific workshop of Jan van Doorne III of Malines. A...

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Provenance

Before 1966, Mathias Komor (b. 1909 - d. 1984), New York; by March 1966, sold by Mathias Komor to John Goelet, New York; 1976, gift of John Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet in honor of Hanns Swarzenski

Flemish (Malines), about 1640

Object Place

Malines, Flanders

Dimensions

21.6 x 8 x 5.7 cm (8 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.844

Medium or Technique

Wood, boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture