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Bisque nude figure of a seated child

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Bisque nude figure of a seated child, on oblong bronze base, left arm slightly raised, right arm bent, hand supporting chin, mounted on oblong bronze dore base. First 2 fingers on left hand, tips missing. Bottom incised mark and number.

Marks

incised in clay on underside of base ( ) 16

Provenance

By 1964, 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

French (?), Late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

20.96 x 14.61 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2210

Medium or Technique

Terracotta (press molded)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture