Wt. confirmed: 58 in., 695 lb. (147.3 cm, 315.2 kg)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 503
During her lifetime, Saint Catherine achieved enormous fame as a Dominican visionary all over Italy, but particularly in her native Siena. Though she belonged to a rival religious order, this bronze was formerly in the Church of San Francesco in Siena, where she was adopted as a protector of the city.
Thomas Fortune Ryan , New York (until 1933; sale, American Art Galleries, New York, November 1933, no. 420)