Sainte Odile de Huy, Jan van Stefieswert Meuse Region, Maestricht, 1509 Walnut. Original Polychromy Signature and date on the base: IAN VAN WEERD 1509. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from AutoDesk.
Before the restoration of this piec of art, an urn and the inscription ‘St. Odile P.P.N’ (St. Odile, pray for us) were at the feet of the saint. These items have been removed because they are newer. Sainte Odile de Huy was invoked against eye diseases. Jan van Stefieswert particularly the garment and the jewels of this figure, thus giving the work a more earthly character. He also worked the back of the statue down to the smallest detail.
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