Artist French
Title
  • Column and Capital
Date ca. 1100-1130
Medium basalt or other volcanic stone
Dimensions Overall: 95 3/4 × 15 × 12 3/4 inches (243.2 × 38.1 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass
Accession Number 25.87
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Romanesque Hall W151, Level 1 (see map)
the church of St.-Géraud (Aurillac, France).
until November 6, 1922, (Altounian-Lorbet Antiquaires, Paris, France);
(Brummer Gallery, Paris, France);
(Brummer Gallery, New York, New York);
Lillian Henkel Haass (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1925-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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