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a Archangel Michael 97 158

January 31st, 2013

This superlative and rare sculpture, depicting the Archangel Michael, was an anonymous gift to the AGO in 1997. It is dated to around 1290 and is carved out of limestone.  Credit: Archangel Michael, French, circa 1290, limestone with traces of polychromy, 153 cm high, 48 cm wide, 37 cm deep,  Anonymous Gift, 1997, © 2013 Art Gallery of Ontario