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06156_BaltWalters_Fr16e

France 16th century


Atelier at Reims, France.

Evêque, fragment

Portion of a Statue of a Bishop

1533-1537

stone

fragment

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 23 14 in.

Acc. No.: 27.289

Credit Line: Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

Photo credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • Baltimore, William T. / Henry Walters Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • 1931, Walters Art Museum, by bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013

Comment

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013:
    This stone statue was formerly polychromed. It is possibly from the tomb of St. Remi at Reims. The piece depitcts the Bishop of Langres who held the scepter at the ceremony of the coronation of the Kings of France.