I recently posted in English alabaster in Santiago de Compostella the story of the Goodyear altarpiece given in 1456 to the cathedral in Santiago. Since then I chanced upon another devotional English alabaster that travelled to northern Spain in the same period.
As it is Assumptiontide this seems an appropriate time to share this image of it that is available on Pinterest
The statues are from a Retable of the Virgin and Child, with Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Saint Apollonia, Saint Margaret of Antioch, and (possibly) Saint Mary Cleopas. English work, it is dated to circa
The figures are in alabaster with traces of polychrome decoration, and set in a modern tabernacle with four replaced canopies.
It was commissioned by Diego Garcia de Moldes, for the chapel of Nuestra Señora del Campo at the family house, Castropol in Asturias, Spain which was consecrated in 1461. Diego Garcia de Moldes was a seafarer, and a senior member of Castropol's leading family. The dedication of the chapel translates as Our Lady of the Field.