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Head of a Man

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Alabaster, fragment. Beardless head turned a little to right, lips slightly opened. Contemporary dress: beret and cloak thrown over the left shoulder.

Provenance

1935, John Hunt (b. 1900 - d. 1976), Dublin; June 24, 1935, sold by Hunt to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock number P12001); 1942, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $1300. (Accession Date: February 12, 1942)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group

Spanish, early 16th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

25.4 x 17.78 cm (10 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

42.41

Medium or Technique

Stone; Alabaster

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture