Bust of Torquato Tasso
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Overall: 34.3 x 22.9 x 19.1 cm (13 1/2 x 9 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Bronze bust. Torquato Tasso. Inscribed: “TORQUATUS TASSUS” Sorrento 1544-1593 Naples.
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 Mr. Randolph J. Fuller, Boston; 1981 gift of Mr. Randolph J. Fuller to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1981)
Gift of Randolph J. Fuller