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Provenance

1929, Mme. Trichard; June 15, 1929, sold by Trichard to Joseph Brummer (b. 1833 - d. 1947), New York (stock no. P6069); 1948, sold by the estate of Joseph Brummer to the MFA for $1200. (Accession Date: March 11, 1948)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

French (south central France or Limousin), Medieval (Romanesque), second quarter of the 12th century

Object Place

Limousin or south central France

Dimensions

Overall: 62 x 31.5 x 23 cm, 64.9 kg (24 7/16 x 12 3/8 x 9 1/16 in., 143 lb.) Framed (Two steel wall angles brackets / keyhole slots): 57.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (22 1/2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.255

Medium or Technique

Stone; limestone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture