Bust of Jacopo Sannazzaro

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 35.6 x 20.5 x 16 cm (14 x 8 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.161

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze Bust. Jacopo Sannazzaro. Inscribed: “ACTIUS SINCERUS”. Neapolitan Port, 1458-1530.

Inscription

ACTIUS SINCERUS

Provenance

18th century, probably acquired on a trip to Italy by Prince Christian August von Waldeck (b.1744-d.1798), Arolsen, Germany. Dr. Heinrich Scheufelen, Oberlenningen, Germany. 1962, art market, New York. 1981 sold by Paul Drey Gallery, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1981)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund