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Saint Christopher

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unknown Franco-Flemish sculptor, Saint Christopher, 1480-1520, marble, Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, public domain, 61.53

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Title

Saint Christopher

Date

1480-1520

Medium

marble

Dimensions (H x W x D)

41 in x 11 1/2 in x 8 in

Collection Area

European Art

Category

Sculpture

Object Type

sculpture

Culture

French

Credit Line

Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Accession Number

61.53

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Christ-child

Saint Christopher

saints

Samuel H. Kress Foundation

sculpture

Place Made

Created in: Amiens

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

2nd Floor

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery

Description

Saint Christopher, a large man from Canaan, served God by helping people to ford a trecherous river. Here he is represented with the Infant Christ on his shoulders crossing the river.

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