Statue of St. Cornelius, probably French, c. 1601-1700

Wooden statue of St Cornelius, probably French, 17th century.
Wooden statue of St. Cornelius, probably French, c. 1601-1700. Cornelius was ordained as Bishop of Rome in 251. As a saint he is invoked against a number of medical conditions, including earache and epilepsy.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1601-1700
Inventory number :
A75577