Portrait of a Gentleman

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Portrait of a Gentleman

circa 1670-1675
Sculpture
Marble
a) Sculpture: 21 7/16 × 21 1/16 × 10 5/8 in. (54.5 × 53.5 × 27 cm) Base: 6 11/16 × 9 7/16 × 7 7/8 in. (17 × 24 × 20 cm) a-b) Overall: 28 × 22 × 13 in. (71.12 × 55.88 × 33.02 cm)
Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation in honor of the museum’s 50th anniversary (M.2015.4a-b)
Not currently on public view

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