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Ugolino and his children

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First model, lightly burned clay, roughly finished. Stooped seated figure, chin in hands, elbows on largest child across knees, smaller kneeling at right, one of the sons at feet, all on oval base.

Provenance

By 1962, Madame Bela Hein (Madame R.Hein), Paris; 1962, sold by Madame Hein to the MFA for $1,027.50. (Accession date: November 14, 1962)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

French, 1857–61

Object Place

France

Dimensions

48.26 x 33.02 cm (19 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

62.980

Medium or Technique

Lightly burned clay

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture