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
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.
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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