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Portraits of Gentlemen and Ladies

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Portraits of a Gentleman and Lady in high relief in painted wax. He faces right, she left, addorsed on black oval ground within high bezeled gilded metal case with hanging device and turned pendent from curved cover with molded edge richly engraved with scrolls, amorini, masks and figures, arms...

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Provenance

By 1948, Blumka Gallery, New York; 1948, sold by the Blumka Gallery to the MFA for $500. (Accession date: January 8, 1948)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Italian, about 1550

Dimensions

15.24 x 10.16 cm (6 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

48.13a-c

Medium or Technique

Wax

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture