Object Image

Bishop with a Book

Identified by his episcopal mitre, the bishop gestures in blessing. This sculpture, along with the statue of Saint Martin of Tours, located on the other side of the doorway, may have come from a large carved altarpiece.

Credit: Gift of Mrs. Russell C. Veit, in memory of her father, Maurice Bompard, 1950...

Late 15th-early 16th century
Wood, polychromy and gilding
113.0 x 40.0cm
50.233.1
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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