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Terracotta sketch model in bas-relief for stucco relifes in Palazzo Laderchi, Faenza, Italy.

Provenance

By 1967, Heim Gallery, London [see note 1]; August 1976, sold by the Heim Gallery to Randolph J. Fuller, Boston; 1977, gift of Randolph J. Fuller to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1977) NOTES: [1] This is one of four reliefs (MFA accession nos. 1977.817-1977.820) that were exhibited together at Heim Gallery, with an attribution to Camillo Pacetti (see exh. cat. "Baroque Sketches, Drawings and Sculptures," November 7-December 24, 1967, cat. nos. 103-106).

Credit Line

Gift of Randolph J. Fuller

Italian, 18th century, about 1794

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 17.1 x 48.3 x 2.9cm (6 3/4 x 19 x 1 1/8in.)

Accession Number

1977.819

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture