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Saint Peter

Date:
ca. 1450–60
Geography:
Made in Meuse Valley, France or Netherlands
Culture:
North French or South Netherlandish
Medium:
Alabaster, with traces of polychromy
Dimensions:
Overall (with base): 15 3/4 x 5 15/16 x 3 7/8 in. (40 x 15.1 x 9.8 cm) Figure only: 12 15/16 x 6 x 3 3/4 in. (32.8 x 15.2 x 9.6 cm) Base: 2 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (7 x 13.4 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ernst Payer, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.416.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
These figures, along with five others in the Robert Lehman Collection at the Metropolitan Museum, originally formed part of an altarpiece that included Christ and the twelve apostles.
Walter S. Morgan, New York; [ Plaza Art Galleries, New York (January 26, 1935)]; [ Brummer Gallery, New York (sold November 1947 to Roseman)]; Charles E. Roseman, Jr., New York (from 1947); Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Payer, Asheville, North Carolina (until 1991)
Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 49–51.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1991-1992." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 50, no. 2 (Fall 1992). p. 22.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 219, pp. 179–80.

Scholten, Fritz. The Robert Lehman Collection: Volume 12, European Sculpture and Metalwork. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. p. 70, fig. 35.1.



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