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Raffaello Maffei (1456–1522)

Artist:
Silvio Cosini (Italian, Poggibonsi ca. 1495–ca. 1549 Milan)
Date:
ca. 1529–32
Culture:
Italian, Pisa
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Height: 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Edwin L. Weisl Jr. and Barbara Weisl, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.175
Not on view
Raffaello Maffei (1456–1522) was an eminent citizen of his native Volterra and noted humanist whose itnerests included literature, philosophy, theology, and archaeology. He is the author of a critical edition of Basil and the Commentaria Urbana, an encyclopedic work on anthropology, geopgraphy, and philology.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Weisl, Jr. (until 1992; to MMA)
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