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Pietà

Date:
15th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Walnut, paint and gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 47 x 26 1/2 in. (119.4 x 67.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.266a, b
Not on view
George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925)
Forsyth, William H. "Medieval Statues of the Pietà in the Museum." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 11, no. 7 (March 1953). p. 180.

Forsyth, William Holmes. The Pietà in French Late Gothic Sculpture: Regional Variations. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. p. 178, Listed under The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 2.



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