Conversing Virtues

Italian
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

89.53 x 76.2 cm (35 1/4 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

60.942

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Polychromed terracotta. Companion to 60.941. The standing woman wears diadem. No attributes. Robes dark blue and green.

Provenance

About 1930, acquired in Florence by Dr. Ernst Benkard (b. 1883 - d. by 1960) [see note 1]; sold by Benkard to Wilhelm Henrich, Frankfurt; 1960, sold by Henrich to the MFA for $719.40 [see note 2]. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

NOTES:
[1] According to information provided in a letter from Wilhelm Henrich to Hanns Swarzenski (May 31, 1960). [2] Sold together with MFA accession no. 60.941.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund