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Saint Philip

Date:
ca. 1450–60
Geography:
Made in Meuse Valley, France or Netherlands
Culture:
North French or South Netherlandish
Medium:
Alabaster, with traces of gilding and polychromy
Dimensions:
Overall (with base): 16 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 3 11/16 in. (41 x 15 x 9.4 cm) Figure only: 13 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 3 11/16 in. (33.4 x 14.9 x 9.4 cm) Base: 2 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 1/4in. (7.3 x 14.3 x 8.3cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Purchase, Scher Charitable Trust and Scher Chemicals Inc. Gifts, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
This figure, along with others in the Museum's Collection, 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, Paris and New York (1935–1947)]; [Joseph Brummer Collection sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (April 22, 1949, lot 565)]; [ Sotheby's, New York(February 18, 1977, lot 73)]; [ Mathieu Sisman, Paris (1977–sold 1999)]
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