Vanitas

Dutch
mid-16th century


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.172

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

On View

Alyce Morrissey Gallery (Kunstkammer) (Gallery 143)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Uniface bronze cast, pierced at top. Tree at left, seated semi-draped figure of older lady combs hair of crouching nude, young woman.

Provenance

1957, Mathias Komor, New York; 1957, sold by Komor to the MFA for $175. (Accession Date: March 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund