Trumpeting Angel

French (Northeastern France)
Medieval (Gothic)
14th century
Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

46.99 x 16.51 x 12.7 cm (18 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

61.196

Medium or Technique

Stone; alabaster with traces of polychromy and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1960, sold by Mrs. A. Mohr, Zurich, to the Exeter Trust, Zurich [see note 1]; 1961, sold by the Exeter Trust to the MFA for $7,160. (Accession Date: April 12, 1961)

NOTE: According to the invoice from the Exeter Trust (March 22, 1961). However, in earlier correspondence to the MFA (February 20, 1961), the Exeter Trust makes clear that it functions only as the middleman in the transaction, and is not the owner of the sculpture.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund