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Podcast Episode 90: Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix


 


Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! In this episode of Metropolitan Masterpieces, I'm discussing a beautiful work called Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix.


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Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

c. 1220-40

Public Domain via Metropolitan Museum of Art












Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

c. 1220-40

Public Domain via Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

c. 1220-40

Public Domain via Metropolitan Museum of Art












Town Hall of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche

CC 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons


JP Morgan

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons












 

Sources



https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/464333?deptids=17&high=on&ao=on&ft=*&offset=0&rpp=40&pos=17


https://news.artnet.com/art-world/french-town-demands-restitution-religious-reliquary-met-1199432


https://mymodernmet.com/what-is-a-reliquary/


https://www.liturgicalartsjournal.com/2021/03/the-reliquary-bust.html


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reliquary


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/relc/hd_relc.htm


https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=2066



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