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Pilaster

Date:
late 12th century
Geography:
Made in Languedoc
Culture:
French
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
Overall: 40 3/8 x 13 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (102.6 x 34.6 x 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.119
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 3
From the abbey church of St-Guilhem-le-Désert, near Montpellier; George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925) ; Pierre-Yvon Verniere, Aniane, France
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art Treasures of the Metropolitan: A Selection from the European and Asiatic Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1952. no. 40, pp. 49, 50, 221.

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. 8-9, fig. 8-12.

Forsyth, Ilene H. "The Monumental Arts of the Romanesque Period: Recent Research." In The Cloisters: Studies in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary, edited by Elizabeth C. Parker. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. p. 10, fig. 8.



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