Figure of a Woman

17th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.112

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of a Woman (the Virgin from a Nativity group ) seated on green & yellow stump. Terra cotta and papier mache. Arms held forward, striped & floral painted dress with long sleeves, lace at neck. Cloak from shoulders spread widely (edges broken) & caught over knees. Real hair at front of head with long curls.

Provenance

Mrs. Henry M. Bliss, Sherborn, MA. 1956, gift of Bliss to the MFA. (Accession date: February 9, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry M. Bliss