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Saint Sebastian

German (Munich)
about 1760


Object Place: Europe, Munich, Germany

Dimensions

57.79 cm (22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.596

Medium or Technique

Wood; Silver lustered wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Silver-lustred and gilded wood. Moustached face; bound on gilded tree on rectangular base. Left leg raised, toes of overhanging right foot broken.

Provenance

Art dealer, Munich; sold by art dealer to Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Brookline, Ma [see note 1]; 1963, bequest of Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Notes:

[1] According to Edward R. Lubin's appraisal of Thannhauser's collection (February 14, 1962), Thannhauser bought the sculpture from a dealer in Munich.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife Franziska Peiner Thannhauser