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Sepia-toned photo of a painting of the Armoured Saint, standing in a doorway. He holds a broken staff in his right hand, his left hand on his hips. A swag of fruit hangs above his head. in the background is a winding road leading to a castle on the hillside. Dark stained wood frame has a double raised rib with an gilded inner edge of beaded gesso. Under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Insignia on the lower right corner.
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
photographs
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
allegory (artistic device)
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
photographic print
photographs
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS
prints (visual works)
Religion
religions (concept)
Saint
saints
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
28.75 x 17.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1813
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12708

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