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Fragment of a Corner Pier from the Tomb of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria

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Chartreuse de Champmol, Dijon (original commission). 1926, Henri Garnier, Lille; July 19, 1926, sold by Garnier to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P3105); January 19, 1928, sold by Brummer to Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (b. 1867 - d. 1944), New York; July 11, 1945, sold by the Stokes estate to the Brummer Gallery (stock no. N6323); April 23, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 737, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard B. Hobart in memory of Philip W. Hobart

French (Chartreuse de Champmol, Dijon), Medieval (Gothic), 1443–56

Object Place

Northern, France


23.18 x 7.6 x 9.8 cm (9 1/8 x 3 x 3 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stone; alabaster of Salins (Jura)




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