Sunday, February 07, 2010

Some Other Examples of Reliquary Busts

Reliquary Bust of St. Margaret the Virgin (c. 1465-1470), Nicolaus Gerhaerdt van Leyden. Art Institute of Chicago.

Reliquary Bust of St. Marinus the Martyr (c. 1590), anonymous. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Reliquary Bust (Unidentified Saint) (c. 1510), Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (More). A view of the back can be seen here.

(Originally posted on The Shrine of the Holy Whapping, 5 February 2010).

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