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Saint John

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Part of Crucifixion Group set with Virgin (45.839).

Provenance

Dr. Albert Figdor (b. 1843 - d. 1927), Vienna; September 29-30, 1930, posthumous Figdor sale, Paul Cassirer, Berlin, lot 203, sold for M 3,200. 1945, Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; 1945, sold by Seligmann Rey and Co. to the MFA for $900 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 45.838 - 45.839 acquired together.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

German (Franconia), Medieval (Gothic), about 1500

Dimensions

19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.838

Medium or Technique

Wood; lindenwood with polychromy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture