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Bust of a Man in Armour

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Pair of busts of Marechaux de France, wearing wigs, one with cravat (.2226) facing left, mounted on square brass pedestal, the other facing right wearing armour.

Provenance

Possibly with Paulhe Collection, Paris. 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

Bust of Marechaux de France

French (?), late 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42.55 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2226

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze; patinated sand-cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture