Angel or saint

German (Augsburg)
early 18th century
Ehrgott Bernhard Bendl (1660–1738)


Object Place: Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

243.84 cm (96 in.)

Accession Number

58.44

Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood

On View

Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III Gallery (Gallery 248)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Polychromed wood. Richly gilded drapery, strap across right shoulder, right arm raised, left outstretched (small finger broken). Reddish flesh tones. Sandal thongs woven to below knee.

Provenance

By 1957, John Hunt, London and Dublin; 1958, sold by Hunt to the MFA for £2700. (Accession Date: February 13, 1958)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession numbers 58.43 and 58.44 were purchased together for this price.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund