Attributed to Niccolò dell’Arca (Italian, active by 1462, died in Bologna 1494)
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Poplar. From a monumental Nativity group (Presepe). Much of the original polychromy recovered by Mr. Young on face and drapery covering half-kneeling figure and falling to simple base. Arms crossed, downcast painted eyes, hood pushed from bald head, curled hair.
1958, Francesco Romano, Florence; 1958, sold by Romano to the MFA for $10,000.00. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)
Georg Swarzenski Memorial Fund