Bust of Giovanni Pontano
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Overall: 34.3 x 21 x 19.1 cm (13 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Bronze Bust. Giovanni Pontano. Inscribed: “IOVIANUS PONTANUS”. Naples, 1426-1503.
18th century, probably acquired on a trip to Italy by Prince Christian August von Waldeck (b.1744-d.1798), Arolsen, Germany. Dr. Heinrich Scheufelen, Oberlenningen, Germany. 1962, art market, New York. 1981 sold by Paul Drey Gallery, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1981)
Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund