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Fragment of a Console Depicting Lai d'Aristotle
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Fragment of a Console Depicting Lai d'Aristotle


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Description This fragment of a console depicts a scene from the "Lai d'Aristotle" in the Cathedral of St. Jean in Lyon. The piece is said to have been acquired by a soldier who got it from a burned church. The piece is possibly from the Cathedral at Lyon.
Provenance Cathedral at Lyon (?); Anonymous soldier [Said by Brummer to have been acquired from a soldier who got it from a burned church, possibly from the Cathedral at Lyon]; Joseph Brummer [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1931, by purchase [Inv. no. M 173, see also Brummer's invoice]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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Period
14th century (Medieval)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.268
Measurements
H: 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm)
Geography
  • France, Lyon, Cathedral at Lyon (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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