Model for a Monument a l'Antique
French or English
dated 1703 or 1793
Object Place: Europe, France
33.66 cm (13 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Terra cotta. Crowned with laurel, beardless figure wearing like a Roman Emperor a loosely folded mantle over decorated cuirass, is seated on a molded bench, his right hand on cornucopia lying under his right leg, staff in left hand.
On back of bench unidentified signature: F(ecit) P. Nicolez / Be-he St. de Lucas 1793 (1703?).
By 1960, Rene Whithofs, Brussels. 1960, sold by Whithofs to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession date: December 14, 1960)
Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund