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Aurora (Minerva?)

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Terracotta bozetto, facing right, stands on right foot, left crossed, on square base with crouching spread-winged owl. Drapery over head held in raised left hand & gathered in right. Flowing robe caught on right shoulder and swirling at feet. Almost flat

Provenance

1958, Marie Therese Delhez-Brassinne, Liège, Belgium. 1958, sold by Delhez-Brassinne to the MFA for $140.00. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

52.07 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.712

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture