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Depictions of Santiago in Art

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Today at the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon, I saw three late medieval / early modern wooden sculptures of St. James, all with a hat and shell and two with a pilgrim's staff.

Here they are, plus the artist and approximate year of creation:

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Left: Mestre Pero, ca 1350.

Centre: Diogo Pires-o-Velho, ca 1475.

Right: Flemish Workshop Active in Portugal, 1501-25.
 
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Beautiful! I especially like the middle one.
My guess would be that the left one once had a pilgrim's staff, too, judging from the position of his hand.
 

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The middle one is my favourite too and I suspect you are right about the staff on the left one!
 

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