Saint Jude

Spanish (Burgos)
Medieval (Gothic)
about 1500–05
Workshop of Gil de Siloe (Spanish, about 1495–1563)


Object Place: Europe, Spain

Dimensions

70.17 x 22.2 x 12.7 cm (27 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

18.316

Medium or Technique

Stone; alabaster

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

This figure is part of a set with 18.317 and 18.318 (Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Bartholomew).

Provenance

From about 1500-05 until the 19th century, tomb of Juan de Padilla, Monastery of Fresdelval, Burgos, Spain (original commission; tomb dismantled in the 19th century) [see note 1]. De Bligny collection, France. By 1916, Bacri Frères, Paris; 1917, sold by Bacri, through Walter Gay, to the MFA for $1042.23 (Accession Date: June 6, 1918)

NOTES:
[1] For further discussion, see Dorothy Gillerman, ed., "Gothic Sculpture in America: 1. The New England Museums" (New York, 1989), cat. no. 80, pp. 112-113.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund