Monday, January 5, 2009

Update on Age of Statue

After researching men's fashions in both the 1600s and 1700s on Wikipedia (, the results are: the statue's apparel appears to be closer to circa 1700. So, to be on the safe side, I would say circa 1650-1750. Wikipedia lists the paintings below as "in the public domain.*" Because the statue has a bobbed haircut, I believe it to be a representation of a young boy. For educational/research purposes, I am showing these examples of men's fashions (1650-1700):


*Please be advised, any art not "in the public doman" is copyrighted and should not be posted, or used without written permission from the author/artist.

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