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Saint Mary Magdalen

Artist:
Attributed to Jean de Liège (Franco-Netherlandish, active ca. 1361–died 1381)
Date:
ca. 1350–75
Geography:
Made in Meuse Valley, Netherlands
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (39.6 x 10.4 x 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.171
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
Originally from a group of sculptures depicting the Holy Women at the Sepulchre, this figure exhibits a softer approach to the drapery and is less refined than carvings assigned to Jean de Liège.
[ Arnold Seligman, Rey & Co., New York (sold 1921)]
Seventh Loan Exhibition: French Gothic Art of the Thirteenth to Fifteenth Century. Detroit: The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1928. no. 33.



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