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Plaque with the Martyrdom of the Sister of Saint Vincent of Saragossa

ca. 1100
Made in Las Nievas, Spain
North Spanish
Overall: 2 7/16 x 4 7/16 x 3/8 in. (6.2 x 11.2 x 0.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Don Rodriguez Miguel, Salamanca (in 1902); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–17)
Breck, Joseph. "Spanish Ivories of the XI and XII Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Collection." American Journal of Archaeology 24, no. 3 (July–September 1920). pp. 218–19, fig. 1.

Porter, Arthur Kingsley. Romanesque Sculpture of the Pilgrimage Roads. Vol. 1. Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1923. p. 39.

Goldschmidt, Adolph. Die Elfenbeinskulpturen aus der romanischen Zeit, XI.-XIII. Jahrhundert. Vol. 4. Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1926. no. 83, pp. 2, 25–26, pl. XXIV.

Ferrandis Torres, José. Marfiles y Azabaches Españoles. Barcelona: Editorial Labor, S.A., 1928. pp. 181–82, pl. LX, fig. 1.

Estella Marcos, Margarita M. La Escultura del Marfil en España: Romántica y Gótica. Artes del tiempo y del espacio. Madrid: Editora Nacional, 1984. pp. 63–64, fig. 13.

Harris, Julie A. "The Arca of San Millan de la Cogolla and Its Ivories." PhD diss., University of Pittsburgh, 1989. p. 123, fig. 56.

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