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Portrait bust of a man

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Portrait bust of a man, limestone. With wide hat, slashed doublet, and cape. Taken from the facade of a house in the Rue de la Tete D'Or in Metz. Style of Ligier Richier (died 1572).

Provenance

1962, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 26, 1962, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

French (Metz), about 1540

Object Place

Metz, France

Dimensions

71.75 cm (28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.39

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture