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Proper Left Half of Arch of Annunciation 49.474a

Italian
late 15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 52.1 x 104.1cm (20 1/2 x 41in.) Overall (left half of arch): 17.8 x 82.6 x 15.9 cm (7 x 32 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.474c

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

See 49.474a-e. Arch in 2 pieces (with 49.474e) has egg & dart moulding and angels’ heads alternating with winged sceptres.

Provenance

Helen Hay Whitney (b. 1875 - d. 1944), New York; February 7, 1946, posthumous Whitney sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 427, probably to the Brummer Gallery, New York; April 23, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 756, to the MFA for $1400. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund