Corbel of Dozing Man, "Acedia"

English
Medieval (Gothic)
13th century
Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

41.9 x 43.2 x 76.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

55.9

Medium or Technique

Stone; limestone, intramicrite

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Acquired in London by John Hewett (b. 1919 - d. 1994), London [see note 1]. 1955, H.M. Calmann, London; 1955, sold by Calmann to the MFA for £100. (Accession Date: January 13, 1955)

NOTES:
[1] According to Georg Swarzenski, "A Head from Rheims and an English Corbel," MFA Bulletin 53, no. 294 (Winter, 1955), p. 73, n. 2, the corbel had been "acquired in London by John Hewett".

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund