Pietà and Saints

French


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.42 H. .87 W. .24 D.

Accession Number

12.1176

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Soft limestone, much blackened. Rectangular base with inscription in French. Three-sided niche containing figure of the Father enthroned supporting Christ. Prayer desk with two kneeling men and two women. Standing Saint with book at left: St. Anne holding the Virgin and Christ at right. Vaulted canopy. In three parts.

Provenance

1912, Bacri Frères, Paris; sold by Bacri Frères to Mrs. George R. Agassiz and George R. White for the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Agassiz and George R. White