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St. Catherine


Artist Unknown (Austria)


c. 1450-1460

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G340
St. Catherine, Artist Unknown (Austria)
: Two Memorials
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment, gold
Size: 63 x 23 1/2 x 13 1/4in. (160 x 59.7 x 33.7cm)10 in. (25.4 cm) (element, base of back)
Creation Place: Europe, Austria, Salzburg
Culture: Europe, Austria
Style: 15th century
Physical Description: Life-sized statue of the saint with her foot on the head of the upper body of a bearded man, identified as the Roman Emperor Maxentius, who willed her torture and martyrdom.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ethel Morrison Van Derlip, in memory of her mother, Julia Kellogg Morrison
Accession Number: 20.11
Added to Site: February 28, 2009