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Roman Soldier from a Crucifixion group

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Soldier, back view, looking upwards toward his right, long brown hair, red turban, silvered green tunic with gold trim, flowered skirt with gold accents and fringe, white knee stockings, red boots with gold decoration and green tops, carries shield on left arm, shield trimmed in gold with green...

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Provenance

May 16, 1968, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, lot 111, to Blumka Galleries, New York; 1968, sold by Blumka to Mr. R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977); 1983, Bequest of Mr. Wilson to the MFA [see note 1] (Accession Date: January 12th, 1983). Notes- 1- On loan from R. Thornton Wilson from 1968.

Credit Line

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

German (Augsburg or Dresden), about 1700

Object Place

Augsberg/Dresden, Germany

Accession Number

1983.77

Medium or Technique

Polychrome terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture