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On rectangular molded base with his support composed of two rococo scrolls, the slightly hunchbacked figure standing, leaning against the support, lifting his left as in dancing, his left hand hidden in his cloak behind his back, his right hand raised breast-high, wearing a green pointed cap,...

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Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 5, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 171, 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, 1775–80


Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

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