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Figure of Il Capitano

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Drawing his sword, his head turned to the right, wearing a white cap, pink cloak, white coat and trousers with blue and red borders and yellow shoes.


Sönksen (d. 1926), London and Plön, Germany; October 27, 1927, Rüttgers and Sönksen collections sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich, lot 323. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176h, probably to 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

German, about 1754


Height: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)

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