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Double Capital

Date:
Late 15th century
Geography:
Made in Pyrenees, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
White marble from Béat
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 3/4 x 20 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (34.9 x 53 x 32.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.147
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 12
Probably St Sever-de-Rustan, near Tarbes (or Trie).; George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925)
Breck, Joseph. The Cloisters: A Brief Guide. 4th ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931. pp. 34–38, fig. 30-21.

Rorimer, James J. "Recent Gifts in the Department of Mediaeval Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 31, no. 10 (October 1936). pp. 202–03.

Frankfurter, Alfred M. "The Opening of The Cloisters." Art News 36, no. 7 (May 1938). pp. 9–14, fig. 11.

Rorimer, James J., and Margaret B. Freeman. The Cloisters: The Building and the Collection of Mediaeval Art, in Fort Tryon Park. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1938. pp. 111–15, fig. 51-52.

Schrader, J. L. "George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and the Abbaye." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 37, no. 1 (Summer 1979). 21, fig. 32.



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