Bracket for Bust of Beethoven (79.325a)

German
19th century
Artist Wilhelm Matthiä (German, about 1807–1888)


Dimensions

Overall for (b): 144.1 x 99.1 x 45.7 cm (56 3/4 x 39 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

79.325b

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bust is of white marble with inscription “Beethoven” on front and “W.Matthiae” on the side.

Provenance

1879, gift of Mrs. William A. Tappan (Caroline Sturgis Tappan) (b.1819-d.1888), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 1, 1879)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William A. Tappan