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Elongated figure of gaunt standing woman with drapery that falls from head exposing left arm, shoulder, and breast. Head turned to left, pulling back drapery with left hand. Char marks at bottom and on knee. Incised on back at bottom PRADI.

Provenance

By 1960, Phillip B. Mayer, London; 1960, sold by Mayer to the MFA for £350. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

about 1580

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

20.32 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

60.949

Medium or Technique

Wood; Boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture