Mutilated male figure Saint Gabriel?

Description

Master of the Wet Cloths. Ca. 1170. Granite

Piece recovered in 2016 on a wall located in one of the towers of the Obradoiro façade, where it had been reused as filling material, that stylistically corresponds to the so-called Master of the Wet Cloths, an enigmatic figure, contemporary with the early days of Master Mateo, with whom he had to coincide at the beginning of his project in the cathedral.
It could have been paired with the image of the Virgin Mary that today tops the Platerías façade, perhaps as part of an Annunciation in which this figure would correspond to Saint Gabriel.

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