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Saint Ulrich

Saint Ulrich

ca. 1520

This sculpture could have been designed for a niche in a church, or an altarpiece with other standing saints. Its remarkably fine condition reveals how the sculptor and painter collaborated to create an impressive image full of personality.
Wood with polychromy and gilding
Height: 38 in. (96.5 cm)
Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

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