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Bust of Giambattista Marino

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Bronze Bust. Giambattista Marino. Inscribed: "IO BTTA MARINUS". Neapolitan Poet, 1569-1625.

Inscription

IO: BITTA MARINUS

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Randolph J. Fuller

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 20.5 x 19.5 cm (13 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.162

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture