St. Michael, Alabaster, Spanish

St. Michael

Date:
late 15th century
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Alabaster
Dimensions:
31 7/8 x 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., 130lb. (81 x 31.8 x 24.1 cm, 59kg)
Base: 3/4 × 11 1/8 × 6 3/8 in. (1.9 × 28.3 × 16.2 cm)
Other (hole for pin in base): 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. (5 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.155
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French)(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (1906–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(until 1916)
New York. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 3, 2013–August 11, 2013.

Lafenestre, Georges, and Henri Bouchot, ed. Exposition des Primitifs Français au Palais du Louvre (Pavillon de Marsan) et à la Bibliothèque Nationale. Paris: Pavillon de Marsan, Palais du Louvre, 1904. no. 325, p. 124.

"The Arrangement." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 5, no. 3, Supplement (March 1910). p. 12.

Breck, Joseph. Catalogue of Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance Sculpture. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913. no. 138, p. 135.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. p. 156.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 156.

Krohn, Deborah L., Ulrich Leben, and Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, ed. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2013. no. 143, pp. 174–75.