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Funerary Relief from the Tomb of Milon de Donzy (d. 1337-38), dean of the Cathedral of Nevers

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
48 5/8 × 8 3 × 9 in. (123.5 × 251.5 × 22.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.28
Not on view
Inscription: (above figures) ...SA.. US HAC ECCLESIAQUE DECANUS
(first line below figures) ... MULTOQUE PERITAS
EIUS VITA PIA FINITUR (?) DECESSIT...UM LUX ET NUTEM
(?) MISERORUM QUEM REX SANCTORUM PERDUCAT MA ...LORUM
(second line below figures) CENO OCTO CONNECTE (?)
HUIUS DI... SCENE R... PRECIOSA (?) DA... DUM
XPUS MAL. LOCATUR INFERNI (?) ETERNA LUCTUM DEDIT
HORA QU ...
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. IV.



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