Saint Ursula and her Handmaidens, Anonymous, c. 1525

Saint Ursula and her Handmaidens, Anonymous, c. 1525

oak (wood), h 100.0cm × d 40.0cm. More details

According to legend, the Christian princess Ursula and her retinue of 11,000 handmaidens were murdered by Huns near Cologne. This statue depicts her as a well-to-do woman, dressed in the latest fashion of the Renaissance. Some of her companions seek protection under her cloak.

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