Angel Holding a Trumpet

Southern French
Medieval (Romanesque)
about 1130
Possibly workshop of Moissac


Object Place: Europe, France, Southern

Dimensions

50.8 x 15.24 x 11.75 cm (20 x 6 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.268

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of an Angel holding a Trumpet, marble; from the archivolt of a tympanum depicting the Last Judgment; subtle S-curved body, facing left, crossed legs; cracked and repaired.

Provenance

Private collection, Switzerland [see note 1]. 1970, sold by F. Kleinberger and Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession date: April 8, 1970)

NOTES
[1] According to information provided at the time of acquisition.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund