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Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint

Date:
early 16th century
Geography:
Made in Brabant, South Netherlands
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Oak, paint, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 1/8 x 14 1/4 x 6 5/8 in. (51.1 x 36.2 x 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.89
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 16
Louis Mohl, Paris (until 1912) ; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris (May 14, 1912, no. 83) ; Private Collection ; [ Heim Gallery, London (sold 1976)]
Bois sculptés principalement des XVe et XVIe siècles [...] Composant la Collection de Feu M. Louis Mohl. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, May 14, 1912. no. 83, p. 24.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions, 1975-1979 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1979). p. 26.

Wixom, William D. "Medieval Sculpture at The Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 46, no. 3 (Winter 1988-1989). p. 41.



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