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Figure of Il Dottore

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Standing with gesticulating arms on a white base with applied colored leaves, behind him a low white tree-stump, his head turned to the right, with small black beard on his chin and long black hair falling over his shoulders, wearing a long black coat, buttoned, with yellow braids, white shirt...

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Marks

Iron-red wheel and black painter's mark G.S.

Provenance

Jacques Mühsam (b. 1857 - d. 1930), Berlin. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas. 1948, sold by Stoner & Evans, New York, to Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

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

German, about 1752

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1025

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain