Italian - Foot, 16th century

Italian

Foot, 16th century

Marble, 10.2 x 17.8 cm (4 x 7 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

S16s31

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by about 1897.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 108. (as Graeco-Roman, probably 4th century BC or later)
Cornelius C. Vermeule III et al. Sculpture in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1977), p. 176, no. 245. (as Italian, 16th century)
Sebastian Smee. "A foot, poetic in its singularity." The Boston Globe (10 March 2015).


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Commentary

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