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Figure 8 in tendrils, leaves at top, encloses nude man beaten by captured bird in upper part; gryphon, head between, in lower loop.

Provenance

1930, Alfredo Barsanti, Rome; May 10, 1930, sold by Barsanti to Joseph Brummer (b. 1883 - d. 1947), New York (stock no. P6986); 1948, sold by the estate of Joseph Brummer to the MFA for $800. (Accession Date: March 11, 1948)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Italian, Medieval (Romanesque), about 1100

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

59.69 x 26.67 x 15.24 cm (23 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

48.254

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture