Bearded Prophet or Apostle

Italian (Pisa?)
Medieval (Gothic)
mid-14th century
Follower of Giovanni Pisano (Italian (Tuscany), about 1245/50–1319)


Object Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany

Dimensions

137.8 x 31.8 x 24.8 cm (54 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2665

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Private collection, France (?) [see note 1]. 1963, Mario Barsanti, Rome; 1963, sold by Barsanti to the MFA for $26,000. (Accession Date: December 11, 1963)

NOTES:
[1] According to information provided by Barsanti at the time of the sculpture's acquisition, it had been in a private collection on the French Riviera.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund