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Brutus arrives at the Museum of Fine Arts

MFA Trustee Peter Aldrich (in bow tie), Michael Capuano (second from right), and Filippo La Rosa (right) at the Museum of Fine Arts.

MFA Trustee Peter Aldrich (in bow tie), Michael Capuano (second from right), and Filippo La Rosa (right) at the Museum of Fine Arts.

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The Museum of Fine Arts this week unveiled “The Capitoline Brutus,” a rare bronze sculpture dating to 300 BC and on display for the first time in the United States. A crowd of onlookers, including MFA director Malcolm Rogers , congressman Michael Capuano , Italian Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli , and Filippo La Rosa, diplomatic adviser to the Mayor of Rome, all applauded. Brutus remained stone-faced — OK, bronze-faced.

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