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Mary of Burgundy

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This bronze statuette represents the 15th-century Valois princess and wife of the Hapsburg Emperor Maximilian I of Austria. It shows Mary out hawking, but sadly represents the moment just before the accident that would lead to her death. While she is still happily lost in the world of the hunt,...

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By 2002, Charles Janoray, dealer, New York, NY; 2002, sold by Charles Janoray to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2002)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by The Swan Society

French, about 1837–42


49.8 x 33.0 x 14.9 cm (19 5/8 x 13 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Metal; bronze