"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)http://www.metmuseum.org/co...
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