Infant Jesus

Spanish
about 1640–50


Dimensions

Overall: 58 x 28 x 25 cm (22 13/16 x 11 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1637

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Possibly from the Convent of the Holy Spirit, Seville [see note 1]. Before 1999, Andrés Moro, Seville. By 2007, Antonio Plata, Seville. 2010, acquired in Seville by Matthiesen Gallery, London; 2011, sold by Matthiesen to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

NOTES:
[1] José Luis Romero Torres, unpublished essay, 2011.

Credit Line

John Lowell Gardner Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Russell B. and Andrée Beauchamp Stearns Fund, and Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund