Neptune and Amphitrite
Venetian or Austrian (Salzburg)
Style of Balthasar Permoser
63.5 x 39.37 cm (25 x 15 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood; polychrome wood
Not On View
Polychromed wood, carved and gilt. Amphitrite reclining on shell, fish in right hand. Neptune, left foot on face of dolphin, right hand on up-curved thin body. Flowering drapery.
From the collection of Countess Durckheim, Schloss Hagenburg [see note 1]. By 1957, Dr. Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 - d. 1988), Salzburg, Austria; 1957, sold by Rossacher to the MFA for $1,800. (Accession Date: October 9, 1957)
 According to a October 9, 1957 acquisition recommendation from Hanns Swarzenski.
Otis Norcross Fund