Art/ Collection/ Art Object


probably 19th century (9th–10th century style)
Made in Venice, the Veneto, Italy
North Italian
Marble (Lunese) from Carrara
Overall (approx. when assembled): 44 x 78 x 6 in. (111.8 x 198.1 x 15.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
Not on view
Antonio Dal Zotto, Venice; [ Raoul Heilbronner, Paris (sold 1909)]
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lisbeth. "Romanesque Sculpture in North American Collections. XXIII. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Part III: Italy (2)." Gesta 24, no. 4 (1985). no. 3, pp. 159-60, fig. 4.

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lisbeth, and Jack Soultanian. Italian Medieval Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. no. 55, pp. 278–279.

Related Objects

Doorway from the Church of San Nicolò, San Gemini

Date: carved 1000s, assembled 1100s or 1200s Medium: Marble (Lunense marble from Carrara) Accession: 47.100.45a–g On view in:Gallery 300

Relief with Half Figure of an Angel

Date: ca. 1430–35 Medium: Marble (Lunense marble from Carrara (Italy)) Accession: 48.184 On view in:Gallery 504


Date: 10th–11th century Medium: Marble (Carrara and Parian marble) Accession: 09.153b, c On view in:Gallery 304

Column Statue of Saint Hilary of Galeata

Artist: Pupil of Guglielmo da Modena (?) Date: ca. 1170–1200 Medium: Carrara marble Accession: 08.175.9 On view in:Gallery 304

Adoring Angel

Date: ca. 1395–96 Medium: Lunense marble from Carrara, Italy Accession: 17.190.752 On view in:Gallery 305