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Saint John

mid-13th century
Made in Umbria probably, Italy
Poplar covered with canvas, gesso, and tin foil; oil glazes
Overall: 57 1/2 x 15 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (146.1 x 38.4 x 8.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
Not on view
George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1913)
Schultz, Julia, and Julie Arslanoglu. "'Immunology and Art: Using Antibody-based Techniques to Identify Proteins and Gums in Binding Media and Adhesives,' Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 67, no. 1 (Summer 2009). pp. 42-44, fig. 77, 78.

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lisbeth, and Jack Soultanian. Italian Medieval Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. no. 29, pp. 128–135.

Kargère, Lucretia Goddard, and Michele D. Marincola. "Conservation in Context: The Examination and Treatment of Medieval Polychrome Wood Sculpture in the United States." Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology 2 (2014). pp. 26, 27.

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