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Octavio

Octavio (right); Isabella (left)

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German (1747 -)
German (Locarno, Switzerland 1723 - 1763 Munich, Germany)
Octavio, c. 1760
Sculpture
, Figurine
German
,
18th century
Creation Place: Nymphenburg, Germany
Hard-paste porcelain.
sight: 18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Charles Kuhn in memory of Minnie S. Kuhn
, BR33.14
Provenance
A.S. Drey, New York, sold to Charles L. Kuhn, 1933.

Charles L. Kuhn, Purchased from A.S. Drey, New York, Gift to HUAM, 1933.
Bibliography
Anneliese Harding, German Sculpture in New England Museums, Goethe Institute (Boston, MA, 1972), p. 19, repr. p. 70 as fig. 125

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 218

Exhibition History
A Taste of Power: 18th-Century German Porcelain for the Table, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 03/29/2008 - 06/30/2008