Head of Prophet Zephaniah
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
29 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (74.9 x 62.9 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
Signed and dated at left below bust: "M.F. FOLEY. Sc. ROMA. 1868"
Gift of Mrs. Louis Packard and Mrs. Edward Coe
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Margaret Foley (American, 1827-1877). Head of Prophet Zephaniah, 1868. Marble, 29 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (74.9 x 62.9 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Louis Packard and Mrs. Edward Coe, 04.300. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.300_bw.jpg)
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Large 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.
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