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Daniel in the Lion's Den?

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Relief in Kehlheim Stone. Probably after contemporary print. Men being pushed off edge of abyss into rocky pit and attacked by lions. At left bearded figure in ermine-trimmed man-forward resting on rock, sceptre in right hand, left arm extended and pointing. Behind his small child hides in...

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Provenance

Dr. Gustav Hermann, Prague (?) [see note 1]. 1967, Hermann Baer (dealer), London; 1967, sold by Baer to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967) NOTES: [1] According to notes in the curatorial file. This has not been verified.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

German, 16th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 13.5 x 2 cm (9 13/16 x 5 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.761

Medium or Technique

Stone; Kelheim stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture