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King, from a group of Donor Figures including a King, Queen, and Prince

Date:
ca. 1350
Culture:
French
Medium:
Marble, traces of paint & gilding
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/4 x 5 13/16 x 3 1/16 in. (40 x 14.7 x 7.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.387
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
These royal donors in prayer may have belonged to an altar or a tomb. Based on comparisons with contemporary portraits, the statuettes may portray Philip VI Valois (d. 1350); his second wife, Blanche of Navarre (d. 1398); and one of their sons, John the Good or Philip of France.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917); Gaston Le Breton, Rouen
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