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Head of the Virgin?

Italian
16th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.629

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Cut off a little below shoulders and shows the right arm which is raised (hand missing). She wears a simple garment low at the neck with a drapery over the right shoulder. The hair falls on the shoulders in loose curls.

Provenance

By 1911, Frank Gair Macomber; 1933, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber