Italian - Foot, 16th century


Foot, 16th century

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


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Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by about 1897.


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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