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Double Capital

Date:
late 15th century
Geography:
Made in Pyrénées, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Marble (white with grey veins) from St. Beat
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 3/4 x 20 x 11 1/4 in. (34.9 x 50.8 x 28.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen C. Clark, 1939
Accession Number:
36.94.1
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 12
Carmelite convent at Trie-en-Bigorre, near Toulouse; Alcide Curie-Seimbres, Trie, France ; George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York ; Stephen C. Clark 1882–1960, New York (until 1936)
Cénac-Moncaut, Justin. Voyage Archéologique et Historique Dans L'ancien Comté De Bigorre. Paris: Chez Didron, 1856. pp. 52-56.

Saint-Paul, Anthyme. "Le Carnet d'un Archéologue." Bulletin Monumental 49 (1883). pp. 552-57.

Breck, Joseph. The Cloisters: A Brief Guide. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. pp. 34-38.

Rorimer, James J. "Recent Gifts in the Department of Mediaeval Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 31, no. 10 (October 1936). pp. 202–03.

Rorimer, James J. The Cloisters: The Building and the Collection of Mediaeval Art in Fort Tryon Park, New York. 11th ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1951. 111-115.

Schrader, J. L. "George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and the Abbaye." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 37, no. 1 (Summer 1979). pp. 20-21.

Young, Bonnie. A Walk Through The Cloisters. 5th ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988. pp. 96–101.

Holladay, Joan A., and Susan L. Ward, ed. Gothic Sculpture in America: Volume 3, The Museums of New York and Pennsylvania. New York: International Center of Medieval Art, 2016. pp. 39, 46, 47.



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