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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1939.199
People
George Holt, Canadian
Title
Constantine IX Monomachos, after a mosaic
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1938
Culture
Canadian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230557
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painted plaster
Dimensions
116.21 x 76.2 cm (45 3/4 x 30 in.)
framed: 127 x 80.65 x 7.94 cm (50 x 31 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Byzantine Institute, Boston MA, Commissioned from the artist?, 1938, Sold to Fogg Art Museum. Holt made and painted these copies under the auspices of the Byzantine Institute, with funding and encouragement from the Fogg. At some point later, the Fogg bought them from the Institute.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum and Alpheus Hyatt Purchase Funds
Accession Year
1939
Object Number
1939.199
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mary Chalmers Rathbun and Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr., Layman's Guide to Modern Art; Painting for a Scientific Age, Oxford University Press (NY) and Oxford University Press (UK) (New York, NY, 1949), part 3, reproduced

Exhibition History

Unidentified Exhibition, Addison Gallery of American Art, 1946, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, 12/26/1946 - 03/11/1947

Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 04/24/1947 - 07/01/1947

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