- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- 32.8 x 15.5 x 23 cm (12 15/16 x 6 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
with base: 47.3 x 22 x 23 cm (18 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
- Medici family, Villa Reale, Castello (Florence). Professor Elia Volpi and his daughters; Pietro Tozzi, New York, sold; [to Brummer Gallery, New York, sold]*; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY, February 1929, for $24,000; bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
*The provenance until this point is summarized in a letter from Pietro Tozzi to Grenville Winthrop dated April 27, 1941.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Bertha Harris Wiles, The Fountains of Florentine Sculptors and their Followers from Donatello to Bernini (Cambridge, Mass., 1933), fig. 144
Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes, Jades, Paintings and Drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art; selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1943), p. 8
Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), no. 130, pp. 202-203, repr.
Victoria Kloss Ball, Architecture and Interior Design: A Basic History Through the Seventeenth Century, John Wiley & Sons (New York, NY, 1980), p. 275; repr. in b/w p. 275 as fig. 6.60
- Exhibition History
Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944
Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/23/1969 - 03/31/1969
Re-View: S424-426 Western Art from 1560 to 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011
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