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Robed figure hands in prayer. Hole in right side of base, flower (?) behind. Mate to 46.486.

Provenance

Gabriel Dereppe, Paris (?). 1944, with the Gallery Connoisseur, Inc., New York; February 3, 1944, sold by the Gallery Connoisseur to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N5842); May 14, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 683, to the MFA for $325 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949) NOTES: [1] This was purchased with MFA accession no. 49.486.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

French (Burgundy) or South Netherlandish, Medieval (Gothic), about 1400–20

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 2.2 x 2.3 cm (3 7/8 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.487

Medium or Technique

Elephant ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture