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Mourner

Date:
mid-15th century
Geography:
Made in Burgundy
Culture:
French
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (39 x 13.9 x 12 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.173
Not on view
Possibly from the church of les Aix-d'Angillon (Cher), near Bourges; Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
Collections Georges Hoentschel: Volume 1, Moyen Age et Renaissance. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1908. p. 4, pl. V.

Bessard, Bella. "Three Berry Mourners." Metropolitan Museum Journal 1 (1968). pp. 171-75, fig. 2.

Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 98, pp. 210-211, 260-261.

Les pleurants dans l'art du Moyen âge en Europe. Dijon: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, 1971. no. 93, p. 37.

Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900 to 1500. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1985. no. 28, pp. 116-117.



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