German, Rhineland Palatinate - Head of a Bishop, 1450-1499

German, Rhineland Palatinate

Head of a Bishop, 1450-1499

Carved and painted wood, 13.3 x 6.4 cm (5 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

S27w27

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by 1918.

Bibliography

Anneliese Harding. German Sculpture in New England Museums (Boston, 1972), p. 83. (as Rhenish, about 1450-1499)


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Commentary

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