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Female allegory

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Draped figure holds right arm aloft with stem of an unidentifiable object in hand (left arm and legs cut off).

Provenance

Acquired from a Viennese collector by Dr. Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 - d. 1988), Salzburg; 1962, sold by Rossacher to the MFA for $400 [see note]. (Accession date: September 19, 1962) NOTE: MFA accession nos. 62.676 -62.677 were purchased together for this amount.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Austrian (Vienna), about 1740

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.676

Medium or Technique

Stone; soapstone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture