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Mourner from the Tomb of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, about 1406-1410, alabaster, Claus de Werve, Netherlandish (1)

In further evidence that I can find funerary monuments anywhere, I took a number of photos of mourner statues at the Cleveland Museum of Art. This statue is from the tomb of Philip the Bold, the Duke of Burgundy. The statue is about 600 years old, dating to the first decade of the 15th century. And those of you who know my other passion for prayer beads, he’s also holding a set of prayer beads.

Mourner from the Tomb of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, about 1406-1410, alabaster, Claus de Werve, Netherlandish (2)

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