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Head of a Cherub Singing Turned to the Right
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Head of a Cherub Singing Turned to the Right


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This marble piece is carved in high relief and is in a modern gesso frame. The wings have been repaired with plaster. The piece is said to be from the Medici private villa chapel at Carreggi.
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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Period
1470-1500 (Renaissance)
Medium
white marble, plaster, gesso
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.201
Measurements
Diam with frame: 11 3/4 in. (29.9 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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