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Death Triumphant

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Fruitwood, partly painted. Partially skeletonized figure on elliptical green base holds gilded bow in right hand, 3 arrows (l broken) in red quiver hung from blue strap over shoulder, scroll in left hand lettered: HOC IUDIVI MODUM A DEO POSITUM EST DIMTARIN.

Provenance

By 1955, Dr. Otto Wertheimer (b. 1878 - d. 1972), Paris; 1955, sold by Wertheimer to the MFA for $2200. (Accession date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

French (Lorraine?), Late 16th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 12 3/16"

Accession Number

55.981

Medium or Technique

Fruitwood

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture