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Plaquette

Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (or Flanders, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.25-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This plaquette in lead represents St. Mary Magdalene kneeling to the right and looking upwards to a group of angels. This was probably made in the 17th century Germany or Flanders.

Physical description

Lead plaquette, St. Mary Magdalene kneels to the right with her hands to her breast; she looks upwards to a group of angels in the left upper corner. Before her are a skull, a cross, and a vase. The background is formed by a thick wood.

Place of Origin

Germany (or Flanders, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm

Descriptive line

Plaquette st mary magdalene; lead. German or Flemish, 17th century.

Materials

Lead

Subjects depicted

Vase; Skull; Angels; Wood; Cross

Categories

Plaques & Plaquettes; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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