This representation of St. Barbara,with her hair falling in stylised tresses over her shoulders, reminiscent of Strasbourg madonnas, can be most closely compared with sculpture from the Vosges region of Lorraine. Compare the ample drapery falling in soft V folds and square neckline with dentellated border with the figures of the Virgin and Mary Magdalene in the Entombment group of Bayon and the figure of the Holy Woman in the Musée d'Epinal, Vosges illustrated by Boccador.
Barbara's attribute of the tower is usally shown with three windows symbolising the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost which entered her soul following her conversion to Christianity.
Boccador, Vol II, fig. 315-316
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