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Two kneeling donors (probably Emperor Maximilian and his second wife, Maria Bianca Sforza). In three carved and painted pieces carefully joined: molded column at left, painted vine; he in ermine collared red cloak, hands in prayer, faces half right; she with jeweled head-dress and similar collar,...

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By 1946, Dr. Jacob Hirsch (b. 1874 - d. 1955), New York [see note 1]; 1948, sold by Hirsch to the MFA for $1200. (Accession date: January 8, 1948) Notes: [1] According to a note in the object's record, Hirsch acquired the sculpture in England in 1946.

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Income of Helen and Alice Coburn Fund

German, Renaissance, early 16th century

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40.64 x 26.35 cm (16 x 10 3/8 in.)

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Wood; Polychrome wood