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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1962.317
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Fragment of a Capital with Vegetal Forms
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
c. 1175-1200
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228184
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Limestone
Dimensions
28.5 x 19.5 x 10 cm (11 1/4 x 7 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Lucy Wallace Porter, From her husband?, Bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1962. It is unclear if Mrs. Porter acquired this herself; it is likely that it was part of the collection of her husband, Arthur Kingsley Porter.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Lucy Wallace Porter
Accession Year
1962
Object Number
1962.317
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Linda Seidel, "Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections. X: The Fogg Art Museum. II: The Rhône Valley, Provence, Languedoc, Western and Northern France", GESTA (1972), vol. XI, no. 2, p. 81, cat. no. 20, repr. b/w fig. 42

Walter Cahn and Linda Seidel, Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, volume 1: New England Museums, Burt Franklin & Co., Inc. (New York, NY, 1979), no. 38, fig. 195

Christine Smith, ed., Before and After the End of Time: Architecture and the Year 1000, exh. cat., George Braziller (New York, NY, 2000), p. 52

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