Roundel with Mermaid, between 12th and 13th century

  • Italian


  • Overall: 14 inches (35.6 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W242


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Romanesque
  • Stone
  • Roundel (architectural element)
  • Relief
  • Medallion (ornament area)
  • Venice
  • Fish
  • Mermaid

(Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam, Netherlands); 1922-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Crichton, G.H. Romanesque Sculpture in Italy. London, 1954, p. 356, pl. 34 (ill.). Cahn, W. Gesta 10, no. 2 (1971): p. 79, no. 9g. [as Veneto, 1100/1400.] Swiechowski, Z., A. Rizzi, R. Hamann-MacLean. Romanische Reliefs Von Venezianischen Fassaden. Wiesbaden, 1982, p. 176, no. 835. Cahn, W. Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, vol. II. Turnhout, 1999, no. 10g, p. 142. Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., I, cat. 12.

Italian, Roundel with Mermaid, between 12th and 13th century, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 22.245.