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Statuette (Front)

Statuette (Front)
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Subject
Religious. Saints.

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Vic, Museu Episcopal de Vic

Inv. MEV 3087

Ivory

Height: 260mm
Width: 95mm
Depth: 75mm

Standing saint John the Baptist holding the Lamb of God (Agnus Dei); camel hide.

Estella Marcos 1984: Spain (Catalonia) or French (Avignon), late 14th century or early 15th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: Spain (Catalonia), c. 1400.


Attribution
Unknown

Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive traces of gilding and polychromy: green (cloak), red (cloak) and brown (hair, beard).

Reverse
Carved in the round.

Object Condition
Missing: right hand, right foreleg and head of the lamb.

Provenance
Acquired by the Museum in 1898.

Bibliography
M. Estella, 'La Talla del marfil', in Historia de las Artes Aplicadas e Industriales en España (Madrid, 1982), pp. 435-462 (esp. p. 452, fig. 320).
M. Estella, 'Esculturas de marfil medievales en España', in Archivo Español de Arte, 222 (1983), pp. 89-114.
M.-M. Estella Marcos, La Escultura de marfil en España románica y gótica (Madrid, 1984), pp. 212-213, fig. 47.
Museu Episcopal de Vic. Guia de les colleccions, ed. by J. Trullén i Thomás (Vic, 2003), p. 192.
Viure a palau a l'Edat Mitjana, segles XII-XV, exhibition catalogue, Girona, Fontana d'Or, 16 July - 19 September 2004, p. 333.
Entry on the Museum's official website: http://www.museuepiscopalvic.com/coleccions_more.asp?i=eng&s=4&c=&pag=&histo=&id=152 [accessed 21/01/2014].


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