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Statuette of a Pope

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Two fragments of a statuette of a pope, head, separated from body; wears the triple-tiered tiara

Provenance

1876, gift of Charles Callahan Perkins (b. 1823– d. 1886), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1876)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles C. Perkins

Italian, Renaissance, 15th century

Dimensions

Overall (must include body?): 35.3 x 18 cm (13 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.) Overall (measurement of head): 12.7 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm (5 x 3 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

76.758

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture