A wood sculpture of St. Denis, with traces of polychromy.


According to Christian tradition, Saint Denis (also called Dionysius, Dennis, or Denys) is a Christian martyr and saint. In the third century, he was Bishop of Paris. He was martyred, with his companions Rusticus and Eleutherius, in connection with the Decian persecution of Christians, shortly after 250 AD.


Height 11".


Condition: Wear to the surface.

A small wooden sculpture of St. Denis, 15th century (Q41)