Figurine of a Young Man

Object Name: 
Figurine of a Young Man

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Object Name: 
Figurine of a Young Man
Accession Number: 
55.3.147
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Art Institute of Chicago
Primary Description: 
Opaque mainly white glass; lampwork. Figurine of a young man built up of opaque white glass around a wire armature. He appears to step forward with his right foot, while slightly leaning forward and looking to the left. His right arm is raised and his hand extended horizontally. His left arm is bent and the hand splayed. The white glass is modeled to indicate white stockings, breeches tied at the knees with black ribbons, and a white jacket with long sleeves, buttoned in front. He wears black shoes, a pale green belt tied in front, a dark green scarf around his neck and a dark purple hat with wide brim covering most of his dark curly hair. His face is finely modeled with a pointy nose, black dotted eyes, brown eyebrows, and a pink mouth and cheeks.
Department: 
Provenance: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Former Collection
1955
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16