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Cleopatra

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Marble, white streaked with gray. Figure is seated on chair and clutches serpent to her breast. Dressed in robes and crown.

Provenance

1969, Castello di Torre Alfina (Orvieto) sale, Rome Hilton, lot 398 [see Note 1]. By 1980 Heim Gallery, London; 1981, sold by Heim to Randolph J. Fuller, Boston; 1982, gift of Randolph Fuller to the MFA (Accession Date: November 17, 1982). Notes- 1 – Information provided by Heim Gallery

Credit Line

Gift of Randolph J. Fuller

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

86.4 x 38.1 x 53.3 cm (34 x 15 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

1982.543

Medium or Technique

Stone, white marble streaked with gray

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture