French School, (12th century); French. Medium: gilded silver. Date: 12th Century. Crosse dite de Saint Robert; Robert of Molesme (1028-1111); Benedictine monk, founder of the Abbey of Molesme and later of C�teaux; one of the founders of the Cistercian order of monks in France; canonized in 1220 by Pope Honorius III; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.