Private Collection (New York) [sold, Christie's, New York, 10 January 1995, lot 42tp Patricia Wengraf Ltd.]
1995 - 1996
Patricia Wengraf Ltd. (London, United Kingdom), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996.
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Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum East Pavilion, Gallery E103
Unknown maker, Italian
Genoa, Liguria, Italy (Place Created)
Polychromed wood, with glass eyes
73.7 cm (29 in.)
With cherubic red checks, rich locks of curls, and folds of baby fat, the
The fully carved-in-the-round statue was probably designed as a
Fusco, Peter, Peggy Anne Fogelman, and Marietta Cambareri. Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: European Sculpture (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1998), pp. 82-85, no. 28, ill., entry by Marietta Cambareri.
Fogelman, Peggy, and Peter Fusco, with Marietta Cambareri. Italian and Spanish Sculpture: Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2002), pp. 232-237, ills. 29-29A, 29D.