Research: Luce Center for American Art

Head of Prophet Zephaniah
Accession #04.300
Artist Margaret Foley
TitleHead of Prophet Zephaniah
Date1868
MediumMarble
Dimensions29 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (74.9 x 62.9 x 3.5 cm)
SignedSigned and dated at left below bust: "M.F. FOLEY. Sc. ROMA. 1868"
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Louis Packard and Mrs. Edward Coe
LocationVisible Storage: Case 33, Shelf D (Sculpture)
DescriptionLarge oval medallion with relief portrait bust of elderly man in profile facing right, has long beard and long, wavy hair, wears robe over shoulder; medallion has molded frame. Condition: Good; crack in marble frame at about 11:00; chips around edge; allover dirt and discoloration.