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Plaquette - A Saint

A Saint

  • Object:

    Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    17th century - 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Relief in bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.70-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This relief represents a saint and is made in Italy in the 17th-18th century.
The Bishop Saint kneels at an Altar which is on the left and he is turned three-quarters to the front, with his hands crossed on his breast. There is gilding on his halo, cape, alb and mitre. There is an open book on the Altar, the crozier and mitre are on the floor in front of the Altar. There is a curtain on the right.

Physical description

The Bishop Saint kneels at an Altar which is on the left, he is turned three-quarters to the front, with his hands crossed on his breast. There is gilding on his halo, cape, alb and mitre. There is an open book on the Altar, the crozier and mitre are on the floor in front of the Altar. There is a curtain on the right.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

17th century - 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Relief in bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.4 cm

Object history note

Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A.

Descriptive line

Plaquette, relief in gilt bronze, a saint, Italy, 17th-18th century

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Altar; Crozier; Book; Saint; Mitre

Categories

Christianity; Reliefs; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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