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Personification of the City of Metz
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Personification of the City of Metz


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The subject of this bust is shown frontally with her head turned to the right. The figure wears a crown of broken fortress walls and a cord draped over her shoulder and underneath her left bust. There is a wound mark under the nape of her neck.
Provenance Amos Judd and Son, Inc., Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, September 1983, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Date] On base: 1871; [Transcription] On base: METZ.; [Signature] Left edge: L.GREGOIRE.; [Stamp] On back of neck: Susse Fres, P.
Credit Museum purchase, 1983

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Period
1871
Medium
cast silvered bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.591
Measurements
H: 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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