Columns with Capital and Base, 12th century

  • French

Sandstone

  • Framed: Overall: 72 1/4 inches (183.5 cm) Overall (columns): 50 × 5 3/4 × 18 inches (127 × 14.6 × 45.7 cm) Overall (capital): 13 1/4 × 28 inches (33.7 × 71.1 cm) Overall (base): 27 × 27 inches (68.6 × 68.6 cm)

Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation, Inc.

58.269

On View

  • Romanesque Hall W151

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Romanesque
  • Sandstone
  • Columns (architectural elements)
  • Capital (column component)
  • France

Provenance

William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation, Inc.; 1958-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Cahn, W. Gesta 10, no. 2 (1971): p. 77 (fig. 13). [as French, from Languedoc, 1135/75.]

Rights Status

French, Columns with Capital and Base, 12th century, sandstone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation, Inc., 58.269.