signed and dated 1475: "Jua de cordoba me pito A.D. MIIIILXXV"
Painted by Juan de Cordoba
Object Place: Europe, Spain
132.08 cm (52 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Polychromed wood. Robe originally blue, now red underground and gilding shows thru, & in places paint completely worn off revealing wood or linen. Gold border with scrolled floral design in red & green. Reddish brown undergarment. Long flowing hair gilded. Hands together in prayer. Back unpainted. Gilded base.
1935, Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; 1935, sold by Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co. to the MFA for $3500. (Accession Date: May 7, 1935)
Anna Mitchell Richards Fund