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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The head once framed by a metal crown
On veined marble soccle
Late 17th Century
Size: 38cm high - 15 ins high
Her cult was bitterly attacked by Luther, especially the images representing her with Jesus and Mary favoured by Renaissance painters. Her feast day of the 26th July was, and is still, very popular in Brittany and Canada.