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Saint Jude

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This figure is part of a set with 18.317 and 18.318 (Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Bartholomew).

Provenance

From about 1500-05 until the 19th century, tomb of Juan de Padilla, Monastery of Fresdelval, Burgos, Spain (original commission; tomb dismantled in the 19th century) [see note 1]. De Bligny collection, France. By 1916, Bacri Frères, Paris; 1917, sold by Bacri, through Walter Gay, to the MFA for $1042.23 (Accession Date: June 6, 1918) NOTES: [1] For further discussion, see Dorothy Gillerman, ed., "Gothic Sculpture in America: 1. The New England Museums" (New York, 1989), cat. no. 80, pp. 112-113.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Spanish (Burgos), Medieval (Gothic), about 1500–05

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

70.17 x 22.2 x 12.7 cm (27 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

18.316

Medium or Technique

Stone; alabaster

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture