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Provenance

Probably before 1935, Detlinger, Freiburg, Germany [see note 1]; sold by Detlinger to Siegfried J. Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Munich and Brookline, MA; 1963, bequest of Siegfried J. Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963) NOTES: [1] Dr. Thannhauser immigrated to the Boston area in 1935. According to Edward R. Lubin's appraisal of his collection (February 14, 1962), this sculpture was purchased from Detlinger, Freiburg-im-Breisgau.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife Franziska Peiner Thannhauser

German (Lower Swabia), Medieval (Gothic), about 1490

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

88.9 x 26.0 x 20.0 cm (35 x 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.587

Medium or Technique

Wood; lindenwood with polychromy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture