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Head of a Male Saint

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Provenance

From the 12th-14th centuries until 1910, Church of Hagiou Staurou, Jerusalem (original commission); 1910, frescoes cut from walls, and purchased by Johann Georg, Prince of Saxony (d. 1938); 1938, by inheritance to the heirs of the Prince; 1951, sold by the heirs to the MFA for $900. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951)

Credit Line

M. Theresa B. Hopkins Fund

Dimensions

34.6 x 22.5 cm (13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1621

Medium or Technique

Fresco transferred to panel

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Europe

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