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a monk (possibly Saint Romuald)
  • Italy
  • a monk (possibly Saint Romuald), late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, glazing
  • Object Height/Width: 85 x 42 cm
    Object Height/Width: 33 7/16 x 16 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, S3
  • 1957.0024

Glazed, terracotta figure (identified as Saint Romuald who was the founder of the Camaldolite Order) (in the style of Giovanni della Robbia (1469–1529 or 1530)). The figure is wearing a cloak. He is holding a piece of the cloak and a book in his proper right hand. His left hand is raised.