Kneeling man

Italian (?)
Medieval (Gothic)
first half of 13th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

6.03 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.53

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze, gilt and silver inlay full cast. Figure kneeling on right knee, arms upraised, wearing belted robe. Perhaps support for Reliquary Shrine. Gilding worn off in places.

Provenance

Until 1967, Hugo Oelze (d. 1967), Amsterdam; 1967, by inheritance to his brother, Dr. F. W. Oelze, Germany [see note 1]; 1968, sold by Dr. Oelze to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1968)

Notes:
[1] See MFA curatorial recommendation letter of March 13, 1968 by Hanns Swarzenski.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund