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Infant Jesus

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Provenance

Possibly from the Convent of the Holy Spirit, Seville [see note 1]. Before 1999, Andrés Moro, Seville. By 2007, Antonio Plata, Seville. 2010, acquired in Seville by Matthiesen Gallery, London; 2011, sold by Matthiesen to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011) NOTES: [1] José Luis Romero Torres, unpublished essay, 2011.

Credit Line

John Lowell Gardner Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Russell B. and Andrée Beauchamp Stearns Fund, and Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund

Spanish, about 1640–50

Dimensions

Overall: 57 cm (22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1637

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture