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Frame with dove above and six panels with angels adoring, in relief. Renaissance panels below. White marble. Probably a 19th-century copy after Matteo Civitali.

Provenance

Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton

Italian, probably 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 139.7 x 92.1 x 11.4 cm (55 x 36 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.) Diameter and weight: 385 lb. (6160.05 oz.) Framed (Steel contoured wall angle plate/ two wall tabs): 139.7 x 91.9 x 6.4 cm (55 x 36 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1464

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture