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Allegorical Figure of a Child representing Autumn

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Terracotta standing figure of infant nude boy representing autumn; drape suspended from neck, left hand with grapes raised to mouth, right arm holding wine casket; wears wreath of grapes and leaves around head; square base. Inserted in square wooden base, left hand reglued, three chips left...

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Provenance

By 1945, Arthur S. Vernay, New York; May 15, 1945, sold by Vernay to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Infant nude boy representing Autumn

French (?), late 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

36.69 cm (14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2215

Medium or Technique

Terracotta painted brown

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture