Bust of a young girl

19th century (?)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.199

Medium or Technique

Other; Wax

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Original of polychrome wax in the Galerie Wicar of the Palais des Beaux Arts at Lille, France. Plaster and wax.

Provenance

1889, sold by Fritz Gurlitt (dealer), Berlin [see note]. 1891, gift of a Class of Young Ladies to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 1, 1891)

NOTE: According to an annotation in the MFA's ledgers. It is unclear to whom this was sold in 1889, and whether the "class of young ladies" owned the bust or simply donated the funds for its acquisition.

Credit Line

Gift of Class of Young Ladies