Saint Barbara

Unknown Burgundian Master, French, active late 15th century

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about 1500

Wood with original and later polychromy

Overall: 37 1/2 in. (95.3 cm)

Overall: 37 1/2 in. (95.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Edward A. Hansen and John Philip Kassebaum, Class of 1985P

S.981.102

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Not signed.

Course History

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

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

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ARTH 15.1, Gothic Art, Jane Carroll, Spring 2019

HIST 96.39, Saints and Material Devotion, Cecilia Gaposchkin, Fall 2021

HIST 96.39, Saints and Relics, Cecilia Gaposchkin, Fall 2021

ARTH 27.02, Living Stone: Sculpture in Early Modern Italy, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2022

FREN 22, Medieval and Renaissance French Literature, Andrea Tarnowski, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20-August 15, 2006.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 19, 2001-July 28, 2002.

Publication History

Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America, I. The New England Museums, New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1989, p 344-345.

T. Barton Thurber, "European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art", Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 33, ill., no. 4.

Provenance

Philip Kassebaum and Edward A. Hansen; given to present collection, 1981.

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