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Angel Holding a Trumpet

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Figure of an Angel holding a Trumpet, marble; from the archivolt of a tympanum depicting the Last Judgment; subtle S-curved body, facing left, crossed legs; cracked and repaired.

Provenance

Private collection, Switzerland [see note 1]. 1970, sold by F. Kleinberger and Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession date: April 8, 1970) NOTES [1] According to information provided at the time of acquisition.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Southern French, Medieval (Romanesque), about 1130

Object Place

Southern, France

Dimensions

50.8 x 15.24 x 11.75 cm (20 x 6 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.268

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture