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St. Hedwig

Duchess crown

Attribute: church

Royal clothing, inlcluding ermine





"St. Hedwig is holding the church because of the great amount of money she donated over the course of her life. It is often a model of the  nunnery at Trebnitz, which she paid to have built and then lived there after her husband died." - Greg Witul

Title:

St. Hedwig
Iconography in Art and Architecture: St. Hedwig

Studio:

Unknown

Year:

Unknown

Material:

Carved painted wood, gold leaf

Height:

70"

Provenance:

Saints Peter and Paul RC Church, Depew

Donor:

Saints Peter and Paul RC Church, Depew

Year donated:

2009


Special thanks to Buffalo Religious Arts Center Founder and President Mary Holland for her cooperation in 2010
Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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