Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of Roman Emperor

Date:
ca. 1525–30 (?)
Culture:
French
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Diameter: 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.190.480
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 544
This roundel and its three companions, 41.190.478, .479, .481, come from the Château d'Assier (Department of Lot), built for Galiot de Genouillac (1465-1546), Grand Master of the Artillery and Grand Master of the Horse under François I.
Jacques Galiot de Genouillac ; George and Florence Blumenthal , Paris and New York (by 1926–until her d. 1930) ; George Blumenthal (1930–d. 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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