Bust of Lorenzo de' Medici

Italian, Florence
probably 19th century
probably 19th century
In the manner of Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian (born and active in Florence), 1435–1488)


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

57.2 x 48.3 x 24.1 cm (22 1/2 x 19 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1477

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Hole in top of head, back chipped. Face restored? and neck mended. terracotta, on low base.

Provenance

By 1887, Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston [see note 1]; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw, through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr. and Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

NOTES:
[1] See Wilhelm Bode, Italienische Bildhauer der Renaissance (Berlin, 1887), p. 109.

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton