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Head of a virtue from Notre-Dame Cathedral

Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

Head of a virtue from Notre-Dame Cathedral

Culture Group: French
Culture: French
Date: c. 1245
Medium: Limestone
Dimensions:
13 x 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches (33 x 31.1 x 24.1 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: The Brummer Collection
Label Text:Life size head identified as one of the three theological virtues from the north transpect portal (porte du cloître) of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Provenance: Madame Chassot (Charnez); purchased July 22, 1937 by Ernest [1890-1964] or Joseph [1883-1947] Brummer; by inheritance to Ernest Brummer's wife, Ella Brummer; purchased 1966 by Duke University Museum of Art, now Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Object number: 1966.179.1