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Double Column Base

late 15th century
Made in Pyrénées, France
Overall: 19 1/4 x 9 11/16 x 11 3/4 in. (48.9 x 24.6 x 29.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Vanderpoel Clark, 1967
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 12
Carmelite convent at Trie-en-Bigorre, near Toulouse; Stephen C. Clark 1882–1960
Caddau, Louis. Les Monuments de la Bigorre: Le Cloître de Trie. Tarbes, 1899. discussed throughout.

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.

Frankfurter, Alfred M. "The Opening of The Cloisters." Art News 36, no. 7 (May 1938). pp. 9–14.

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. pp. 111–15.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ninety-Second Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Fiscal Year 1961-1962." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 21, no. 2 (October 1962). p. 81.

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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