Death Triumphant

French (Lorraine?)
Late 16th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 12 3/16"

Accession Number

55.981

Medium or Technique

Fruitwood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Fruitwood, partly painted. Partially skeletonized figure on elliptical green base holds gilded bow in right hand, 3 arrows (l broken) in red quiver hung from blue strap over shoulder, scroll in left hand lettered: HOC IUDIVI MODUM A DEO POSITUM EST DIMTARIN.

Provenance

By 1955, Dr. Otto Wertheimer (b. 1878 - d. 1972), Paris; 1955, sold by Wertheimer to the MFA for $2200. (Accession date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund