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Standing on a low round base, leaning against a tree trunk which extends up to his neck, the tree trunk decorated with applied leaves and flowers painted in polychrome, holding a flower in front of him in his right hand, his left arm relaxed, wearing a black and white hat with a yellowish-red...

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Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; October 10, 1961, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 696. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

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Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

Austrian (Vienna), about 1730


Height: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

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