Goatherd

English
about 1755-1760
Probably by Vauxhall Manufactory, Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.914

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Tall rococo base with green and light rose. Standing male figure wears a yellow vest with gold edge and brown stylized flowers, pink breeches, black dots, green cloth lined deep blue. Goat on man’s shoulder has puce hairs, brown hooves. Model based on a Roman marble figure now in the Prado Museum, Madrid.

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection