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Polychromed wood. Richly gilded drapery in knot at waist, left arm raised, outstretched right hand repaired. Yellowish flesh tones, red on left leg with sandal thongs below knee. On uneven base.

Provenance

By 1957, John Hunt, London and Dublin; 1958, sold by Hunt to the MFA for £2700. (Accession Date: February 13, 1958) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 58.43 and 58.44 were purchased together for this price.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

German (Augsburg), early 18th century

Object Place

Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

243.84 cm (96 in.)

Accession Number

58.43

Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture