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Ignaz Bendl was the son of the first important Baroque sculptor in Bohemia, Johann Georg Bendl (d. 1680). The younger Bendl was signing works as an independent master by 1684. He was active as a sculptor, medalist, and printmaker. His work appears early on in Hapsburg ducal and imperial...

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Inscription

In plate at left: Bendl 1700

Provenance

The Princes of Liechtenstein (Vienna), collection dispersed early 1950s; probably P & D Colnaghi (London); private collection; Lutz Riester (Freiburg, Germany); from whom purchased by MFA, 21 June 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Brent R. Benjamin

1700

Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 2

Dimensions

Platemark: 37.4 x 53.5 cm (14 3/4 x 21 1/16 in.) Sheet: 38.5 x 55 cm (15 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.) Mount: 51.2 x 74 cm (20 3/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1227

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