A magistrate, Possibly by Christophe Veyrier (1637–1689), Bust: white marble, French

A magistrate

Artist:
Possibly by Christophe Veyrier (1637–1689)
Date:
ca. 1675
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bust: white marble
Dimensions:
Bust: 29 × 25 in. (73.7 × 63.5 cm); Height (Bust and socle): 37 in. (94 cm); Height (Pedestal): 55 in. (139.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 549
The ermine collar and mantle establish the subject's rank as a member, perhaps even the president, of one of the provincial French parliaments.
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)