Wood, formerly polychromed
H 172 X L 151 cm
Restored in 1982
Purchase made in 1960 by G. H. Rivière at the Galerie Charpentier, with contributions from the City of Beaune and Mrs Codman, philanthropist.
Donation from the Museum of Folk Arts and Traditions, Paris, in 1960
Beaune, Wine Museum
It is a statue of a fraternity of winemakers, mainly honoured in Franche Comté and the Rhineland. The saint, in the German style, is dressed as a winemaker. He holds a bunch of grapes in his left hand and a truncated snake in the other. It comes from the old Church of St-Pierre de Beaune.