Bronze Bust. Giambattista Marino. Inscribed: "IO BTTA MARINUS". Neapolitan Poet, 1569-1625.
IO: BITTA MARINUS
18th century, probably acquired on a trip to Italy by Prince Christian August von Waldeck (b.1744-d.1798), Arolsen, Germany. Dr. Heinrich Scheufelen, Oberlenningen, Germany. 1962, art market, New York. 1981 sold by Paul Drey Gallery, New York to Mr. Randolph J. Fuller, Boston; 1981 gift of Mr. Randolph J. Fuller to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1981)
Gift of Randolph J. Fuller