Saint Barbara

Unknown Austrian, Austrian

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early 15th century

Wood with polychromy, gesso and traces of gilding

Overall: 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Anton Adolph Raven, Class of 1937H

S.966.163

Geography/Culture

Europe, Austria

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

ARTH 15.1, Gothic Art, Jane Carroll, Spring 2019

ARTH 33, Gothic Art and Architecture, Jane Carroll, Spring 2014

REL 1, Patterns of Religious Experience, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Sara E. Trautz, Class of 2015, Mellon Special Project Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 21, 2014.

Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 5-24, 1974.

Publication History

Sara E. Trautz, Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Hanover, New Hampshire, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2014, ill. p. 3, checklist no. 9.

Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America, I. The New England Museums, New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1989, p. 346.

Provenance

Collection of Anton Adolph Raven (1895-1955, Dartmouth College Professor of English), Hanover, New Hampshire; bequeathed to present collection, 1966.

Old Number

55.47.17255

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