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Flying Angel

German (Lower Bavaria)
1530–40
Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Lower Bavaria, Germany

Dimensions

44.45 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.592

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Flying Angel (no wings) from Gethsemane Group. Polychromed wood, Holds Chalice in both hands. Flower fillet on curly hair, belted red overblouse, swirling blue skirts, bare feet. Paint flaking. Iron loop at back for stand to velvet block.

Provenance

By 1962, Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Brookline, MA; 1963, bequest of Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife Franziska Peiner Thannhauser