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Medallion with bust of man

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Medallion in stone with over-life-size bust of man, the head in almost full-round. In plumed brimmed hat, bangs & beard, looking left. Edge of medallion molded. Mate to 47.1453.

Provenance

By 1941, William Randolph Hearst (b. 1863 - d. 1951), New York; from Hearst to the International Studio Art Corporation, New York [see note 1]; August 13, 1941, sold by the International Studio Art Corporation to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N5184); 1947, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $1000. (Accession Date: November 13, 1947) NOTES: [1] The International Studio Art Corporation was a Hearst-owned company that had the responsibility of uncrating, cataloguing, storing, and shipping art objects Mr. Hearst had purchased.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

French, Renaissance, 16th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

73.66 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

47.1452

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture