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Head of Prophet Zephaniah

Margaret Foley

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: Rome, Italy
  • DATES 1868
    DIMENSIONS 29 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (74.9 x 62.9 x 3.5 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed and dated at left below bust: "M.F. FOLEY. Sc. ROMA. 1868"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Louis Packard and Mrs. Edward Coe
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION 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_SL3.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 04.300_bw_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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