Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Head of a Cleric, ca. 1450–60
    Eastern France
    Red sandstone; Overall: 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 7 9/16 in. (24.5 x 17.2 x 19.2 cm); overall (with base): 16 1/4 x 5 11/16 x 7 9/16 in. (41.3 x 14.5 x 19.2 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1947 (47.42)

    Although the sitter is not known, he is represented with the distinct individuality of a portrait, from the pulsing vein on his forehead to his deeply meditative mien. The red sandstone, like that used at Strasbourg, establishes a link to eastern France.

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  • Head of a Cleric, ca. 1450–60
    Eastern France
    Red sandstone; Overall: 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 7 9/16 in. (24.5 x 17.2 x 19.2 cm); overall (with base): 16 1/4 x 5 11/16 x 7 9/16 in. (41.3 x 14.5 x 19.2 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1947 (47.42)

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