Capital: The Life of John the Baptist

French
Medieval (Gothic)
early 13th century
Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

38.1 x 34.3 x 32.4 cm (15 x 13 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.53

Medium or Technique

Stone; foliated marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From the Abby Church of Saint Pons de Thomières, France. By 1908, Mme Marty [see note 1]. By 1921, with Demotte; 1921, sold by Demotte, through the Fogg Museum of Art, to the MFA. (Accession Date January 5, 1922)

NOTES:
[1] J. Sahuc ("L'Art roman à Saint-Pons-de Thomières," 1908) recorded this capital amongst others in the collection "chez Mme Marty," see G. Wright, in ed. D. Gillerman, "Gothic Sculpture in America," 1989, Vol. 1, p.11.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund