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Polychrome, gilded and carved wood. Stands on right foot on dull baroque base (gilded?). Gilded wings, scarf and billowing sash. Both arms raised, right hand holds a wire hook. Brown hair, painted features.

Provenance

Gino Lorenzo Perera, Boston; 1950, gift of Perera to the MFA. (Accession date: October 10, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera

Italian, About 1700

Object Place

Rome

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 10 5/8 in.

Accession Number

50.3330

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not on View
Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture