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Immaculate Virgin

Austrian
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

49.53 cm (19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.595a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Polychromed wood. On blue globe on separate original base with carved shells and scrolls. Arms outstretched, forefingers broken. Red-flowered white dress and golden blue-lined mantle at back. Paint badly flaked.

Provenance

Before 1935, acquired by Dr. Siegfried Josef Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Freiburg, Düsseldorf, and Brookline, MA [see note 1]; 1963, bequest of Siegfried J. Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

NOTES:
[1] Dr. Thannhauser immigrated to the Boston area in 1935, bringing his art collection with him.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Siegfired J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife, Franziska Reiner Thannhauser