A Hypocrite and a Slanderer

Maker: Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Culture: Austrian, probably Pressburg (Bratislava)
Medium: Tin alloy
Dimensions: Overall (wt confirmed): H. 14 9/16 x W. 9 5/8 x D. 11 5/8 in., 25lb. (37 x 24.4 x 29.5 cm, 11.3399kg)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Fund, and Lila Acheson Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Fisch, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Richardson Gifts, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.24

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