Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragments of a Frieze

Date:
late 12th century
Geography:
Made in Latium, Italy
Culture:
Central Italian
Medium:
Stone (Peperino di Viterbo from Viterbo (Italy))
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 1/2 x 38 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (29.2 x 98.4 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.26.1
Not on view
Possibly Commendatore Pietro Stettiner, Rome (?); [ Anderson Galleries, New York, January 26-29, 1921, nos. 243, 244]
Catalogue of an unique collection of Greek and Roman marbles, important Gothic sculptures, primitive paintings, ceramics, tapestries and ancient rugs. New York: Anderson Galleries, January 26–29, 1921. no. 244, p. 35.

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. 2, pp. 158-59, fig. 3.

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. 12, pp. 50–52.



Related Objects

Lectern for the Reading of the Gospels with the Eagle of Saint John the Evangelist

Artist: Giovanni Pisano (Italian, Pisa ca. 1240–1319 Siena) Date: ca. 1301, with later additions Medium: Carrera marble with addition of Pentelic marble Accession: 18.70.28 On view in:Gallery 305

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

Column Statue of a King

Date: ca. 1150–60 Medium: Limestone Accession: 20.157 On view in:Gallery 304

Head of King David

Date: ca. 1145 Medium: Limestone, light fine-grained Accession: 38.180 On view in:Gallery 304

Virgin of the Annunciation

Date: ca. 1300–1310 Medium: Limestone, traces of paint Accession: 17.190.739 On view in:Gallery 304