User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Man in armor, probably a Saint

Start collecting

Of wood. He holds a sword in right hand, a church on a rock in his left, and a lion is sheltered under his robe at his feet. Painted in red, blue and a little gold, green and black. Face unusually expressive.

Provenance

Bacri Frères, Paris; sold by Bacri to J. Templeman Coolidge; 1917, gift of J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 15, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

German or French, end of 16th century (?)

Object Place

France or Germany

Dimensions

87 cm (34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.347

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture