Allegorical Group

French
17th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.6

Medium or Technique

Metal; Gilded bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Gilt bronze. Crowned figure of Prudence (?) with double face, bearded man at front, woman back, holds oval plaque, engraved with suns rays over G N 366, and key; flanked by winged lightly draped figures, one at right half kneeling (wings broken off.)

Provenance

1963, sold by J.J.Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession Date: January 9, 1963)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund