Pediment (one of a pair)

Date:
ca. 1525–30
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved oak
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 19 1/2 × 38 1/4 × 4 1/4 in., 13.8 lb. (49.5 × 97.2 × 10.8 cm, 6.3 kg)
Classification:
Woodwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.168.1
Not on view
This pediment carving and its mate (23.168.2), with the busts of two philosophers, were perhaps installed in a library over a bookcase or doors.
[ Spanish Art Gallery, London , until 1923; sold to MMA ]