Model seated male figure
Height x width: 16.1 x 3.1 cm (6 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wooden model seated male figure. He has a very long body with grotesque proportions. It is much worn. The arms are missing. The legs are short. There are traces of red paint on the body and black paint on the hair. There is a peg in the base for attaching.
Paper stickers “503” and “363”.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way