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Saint Vincent de Paul


Jean Baptiste Stouf


c. 1787

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G324
Saint Vincent de Paul, Jean Baptiste Stouf
: Jean-Baptiste Stouf: A Model for St. Vincent de Paul
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Medium: Sculpture | Terracotta
Size: 18 3/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (46.67 x 24.13 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Stouf's representation of the saint shows him standing and looking down at two dead infants at his feet. His facial expression registers his horror at he devastations of the "Fronde"--the civil war of 1648-1653. The resultant life-size statue was the scul
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 70.15
Artist: Jean Stouf, French, 1742-1826
Role: Sculptor
Life Dates: French, 1742-1826
Added to Site: February 28, 2009