Death of Saint Aemilianus

Spanish (Logroño province, San Millán de la Cogolla)
Medieval (Romanesque)
about 1070


Object Place: San Millán de la Cogolla, Logroño, Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 17.3 x 6.6 x 1.1 cm (6 13/16 x 2 5/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.626

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

I. W. Colburn Chapel Gallery (Gallery 254A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Half of a plaque depicting “Death of St. Aemilianus”. Within inscribed arch upright figure & recumbent (headless) figure in bed. Above arch winged angel holds small nude figure. Inscription on frame. Left half in National Museum in Florence.

Provenance

Church of San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain. 1936, Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; 1936, sold by Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co. to the MFA for $9000. (Accession Date: November 5, 1936)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards Fund