Bust of a Man in Armour

Bust of Marechaux de France

French (?)
Late 19th century
In the manner of Antoine Coysevox (French, 1640–1720)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

41.59 cm (16 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2227

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze; patinated sand-cast bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Pair of busts of Marechaux de France, wearing wigs, one with cravat (.2226) facing left, mounted on square brass pedestal, the other facing right wearing armour.

Provenance

Possibly with Paulhe Collection, Paris. By 1964, Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection