Saint George and the Dragon, ca. 1330. Austrian, Vienna. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929 (29.158.770)
Simone Martini (Italian, active by 1315–died 1344). Saint Andrew, ca. 1326. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.23) #mustache #movember
Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto) (Spanish, 1591–1652). The Tears of Saint Peter, ca. 1612–13. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Gift of Mrs. William M. Haupt, from the collection of Mrs. James B. Haggin, by exchange, and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2012 (2012.416) #mustache #movember
Reliquary: Saint Thekla. German, late 15th-early 16th century. This bust reliquary of Saint Thekla might have housed a relic from her upper body or simply reflected the active presence of the saint. Thekla holds the instruments of her torture - a column with flames licking at its base and a lioness. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey.
Saint Barbara, mid-15th century. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Edward G. Sparrow, 1950 (50.159) | This sculpture was probably meant to be seen against a pier or in a niche behind an altar in a French parish church. #Cloisters