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Baptismal Font, 12th century

  • French
  • Scandinavian


  • Overall: 37 3/4 × 59 inches (95.9 × 149.9 cm)

Gift of G.J. Demotte


On View

  • Romanesque Hall W151


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

G.J. Demotte

1922-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Early Christian, Byzantine and Romanesque Art. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1939 pp. 56, 58 (ill.).

possibly French; possibly Scandinavian, Baptismal Font, 12th century, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of G.J. Demotte, 22.198.