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Head of a Cherub Singing, Turned to the Left
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Head of a Cherub Singing, Turned to the Left


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This white marble piece is carved in high relief and set in a plaster frame. The nose and cheek are damaged, and the wings are broken and repaired. It is said to be from the Medici private villa chapel at Carraggi.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/28/1971Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Medici Chapel, Carraggi (?); Heilbronner [date and mode of acquisition unknown (?); Berenson [date and mode of acquisition unknown (?); William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1470-1500 (Renaissance)
Medium
white marble, plaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.200
Measurements
Diam: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy, Florence (Place of Origin)
  • Italy, Florence, Medici Villa Chapel (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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