Female Saint, Saint Barbara (?)

German
Medieval (Gothic)
about 1520
Circle Of Hans Leinberger (German, 15th about)


Object Place: Europe, Landshut, Lower Bavaria, Germany

Dimensions

109.22 x 40.0 x 27.9 cm (43 x 15 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

63.588

Medium or Technique

Wood with polychromy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Before 1935, acquired in Munich by Dr. Siegfried Josef Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Freiburg, Düsseldorf, and Brookline, MA [see note 1]; 1963, bequest of Siegfried J. Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

NOTES:
[1] Dr. Thannhauser immigrated to the Boston area in 1935, bringing his art collection with him. According to Edward R. Lubin's appraisal of his collection (February 14, 1962), this sculpture was purchased in Munich.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife Franziska Peiner Thannhauser