Reliquary Bust of a Crowned Saint

Unknown Tyrolean or Swabian Sculptor, German, 1480 - 1520

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about 1500

Polychromed and gilded wood

Overall: 20 3/4 × 16 7/8 × 10 5/8 in. (52.7 × 42.9 × 27 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a grant from the Henry Moore foundation and funds from the deaccessioning of an anonymous gift, by exchange

2022.14

Geography

Place Made: Austria, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Reliquary

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Provenance

Larminet-Davioud Collection, several generations, housed in their Belgian country house; Rob Michiels Auctions, Bruges, Belgium, 1 November 2020, lot 1078; Sam Fogg, Ltd., London, UK; sold to present collection 2022.

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