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Portal facade and sculptural elements

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Portal facade and sculptural elements from the church of San Miguel de Uncastillo, Spain.

Provenance

Until 1915, Church of San Miguel de Uncastillo, Spain (original commission) [see note 1]. About 1928, with S. Babra, Barcelona; sold by S. Babra to the MFA for $42782.25. (Accession date: February 2, 1928) Notes: [1] In 1915 the church was deconstructed. See W. Cahn and L. Seidel, "Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, Vol. 1, New England Museums," New York, 1979, p.115.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Spanish (San Miguel de Uncastillo), Medieval (Romanesque), about 1150–1200

Object Place

Uncastillo, Spain

Dimensions

Doorway: 267 x 137 cm (105 1/8 x 53 15/16 in.) Portal (1): 491 cm (193 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.32

Medium or Technique

Stone; sandstone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements