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Saint Michael and the Fall of Satan

Boxwood. Rectangular plaque carved in sharp relief. Satan with arms outstretched lying on flaming rock (right leg broken off). St. Michael in carved cuirass and helmet, shield on left arm, flying down.

Provenance

By 1961, Hermann Baer, London; 1961, sold by Hermann Baer to the MFA for £95. Accession Date: September 20, 1961)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

Belguim, 17th century

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

61.648

Medium or Technique

Wood; Boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Wood Carvings / Turnings