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Caryatid group of a deacon and two acolytes

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Provenance

About 1265/1268, Arca di San Domenico, Bologna (original commission). Publio Podio, Bologna [see note 1]. 1929, Enrico Testa; August 16, 1929, sold by Testa to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P6466); 1947, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $45,000. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947) NOTES: [1] Cesare Gnudi, "Nicola, Arnolfo, [e] Lapo" (Florence, 1948), p. 101.

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

Italian (Bologna), Medieval (Gothic), 1265–68

Dimensions

102.9 x 29.2 x 21.0 cm (40 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1290

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture