Description Reliquary busts contained body parts of the saints represented. In this bust, the relics were originally placed in compartments underneath the "jewel" (glass over foil) decorating the clasps that fastens the saints' liturgical capes. Walters 54.736 is a companion reliquary bust.
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- The Arts of Man. Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas. 1962.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase, Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
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