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Abacus

Date:
late 12th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 24 3/8 in. (11.1 x 29.5 x 61.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.97
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 3
From the abbey church of St. Guilhem-le-Desert, near Montpelier; George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925) ; Pierre-Yon Vernière, 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.



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