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Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C
Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C - Sculpture Style Middle age Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C - Middle age Antiquités - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C
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Period :
<= 16th century
Provenance :
France, Burgundy
Medium :
Alabaster
Dimensions :
H. 11.42 inch
Sculpture  - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome &amp; his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C <= 16th century - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome &amp; his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C Middle age - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome &amp; his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C Antiquités - Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome &amp; his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C
Kim J. Nazzi

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Alabaster sculpture of Saint Jerome & his lion - Burgundy. 2nd half 15th C

A rare sculpture of Saint Jerome and his lion. Saint Jerome is one of the four doctors of the Church. One day, a lion entered the monastery where Jerome resided, causing his fellow monks to flee, but Jerome recognized that the beast was injured and he cured it by removing a thorn from its paw, after which the lion submitted to the saint.

Alabaster with remain of the original partial gilding and polychrome paint .

Burgundy. 2nd half of the 15th century.

Dimensions: H 29,5cm ; W 12cm

Kim J. Nazzi

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Marble Sculpture Middle age