Wooden statue of Saint Barbara, standing by tower

Made:
1501-1600 in Europe

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Wooden statue of Saint Barbara, standing by tower, patroness of artillerymen and workers in dangerous crafts, possibly made in Netherlands, 16th century

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A57565
Materials:
gilded, paint and wood (unidentified)
type:
statue
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Gough