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Groupe allégorique

Allegorical Group

gilded bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 6 14 x 3 34 x 2 18 in.

on man's oval shield: G.N. / 366

Acc. No.: 63.6

Credit Line: H. E. Bolles Fund

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Provenance

  • By 1963, New York, J.J. Klejman
  • 1963, January 9, sold by Klejman to the MFA, H. E. Bolles Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 6 March 2012 and 20 March 2012

Comment

  • Museum's website, 6 March 2012:
    Crowned figure of Prudence (?) with double face, bearded man at front, woman back, holds oval plaque, engraved with suns rays over G N 366, and key; flanked by winged lightly draped figures, one at right half kneeling (wings broken off.