Roman Soldier from a Crucifixion group

German (Augsburg or Dresden)
about 1700


Object Place: Europe, Augsberg/Dresden, Germany

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1983.82

Medium or Technique

Polychrome terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Sitting, facing left, leaning on shield. Shield reglued; chips base and on his back.

Provenance

May 16, 1968, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, lot 111, to Blumka Galleries, New York; 1968, sold by Blumka to Mr. R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977); 1983, Bequest of Mr. Wilson to the MFA [see note 1] (Accession Date: January 12th, 1983).

Notes-
1- On loan from R. Thornton Wilson from 1968.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson