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Saint Barbara

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Provenance

February, 1944, sold by Lewis Valentine Randall (formerly Ludwig Rosenthal, b. 1893 - d. 1972), Montreal, to Schaeffer Galleries, New York (stock no. 962); 1947, sold by Schaeffer to the MFA for $1200. (Accession date: April 10, 1947)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group

French (Alsace), Medieval (Gothic), about 1490

Object Place

Rhineland, Germany

Dimensions

81.3 x 22.9 x 18.4 cm (32 x 9 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1020

Medium or Technique

Wood; lindenwood with traces of polychromy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture