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Pedro de Mena's Polychrome Sculptures of Jesus and Mary | Met Collects

"Can art be too real?" Luke Syson on Pedro de Mena's polychrome sculptures

Pedro de Mena (Spanish, 1628–1688). Ecce Homo and Mater Dolorosa, ca. 1674–85. Partial-gilt polychrome wood. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Mary Trumbell Adams Fund, and Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, 2014 (2014.275.1, .2)

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