Reliquary Bust of Young Martyr Artist: Unknown,German, Cologne, fourteenth century

ca. 1310–25

European Art

On view, 1st floor, Numismatics

Polychromed wood


10 13/16 × 9 3/16 × 4 9/16 in. (27.4 × 23.4 × 11.6 cm)

Credit Line

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Accession Number



14th century


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Baron van den Bogaerde, Château de Heeswijk, Bois-le-Duc, Holland (1901); Edward R. Lubin Gallery, New York City
  • Dagmar Taube and Miriam Verena Fleck, Glans und Grobe des Mitterlalters (Munich: Hirmer, 2011), 344–46, no. 91
  • Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America: The New England Museums, 1 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 320–322, no. 238, ill
  • Muse´e Baron van den Bogaerde, Catalogue des collections d'antiquités au château de Heeswijk: Musée "Baron van den Bogaerde" (Amsterdam: Frederik Muller & Cie, 1901), 29, no. 217
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Object/Work type

busts (sculpture), human figures (visual works), portraits

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