Three Soldiers with Swords
second quarter 15th century
Overall: 61 x 40.6 x 22.9 cm (24 x 16 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Probably commisioned by Angevin Kings of Provence and the Two Sicilies. Limestone. Three long-haired soldiers in mail suits covered by belted tunics, phyrigian hats, bearing swords, proceed toward left. Figure at right with sword leaning on shoulder. Central figure with left arm grasping hilt of sheathed scabbard at hips, right arm extended up and pointing toward left. Figure at left with sword in raised right arm. Parts of figures missing.
By 1967, Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka, New York; 1968, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Blumka to the MFA. (Accession date: May 8, 1968)
Centennial Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka