Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wedge-shaped Capital

late 11th century
Made in Apulia, Italy
Overall: 11 1/8 x 23 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. (28.3 x 59.7 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 3
[ Alfredo Barsanti, Rome (sold 1927)] ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1927–sold 1949)] ; Joseph Brummer Collection sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (May 11–14, 1949, no. 348)
Part Two of the Notable Art Collection Belonging to the Estate of the Late Joseph Brummer. New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, May 11–14, 1949. no. 348, p. 83.

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. 4, p. 160, fig. 6-7.

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. 7, pp. 32–34.

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