Saint Grisant

Italian
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in

European: Medieval and Renaissance, Level 2, West Wing

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About the Artwork

Saint Grisant

early 13th century

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Italian

Italian

Marble

Overall: 28 3/4 × 24 1/4 inches (73 × 61.6 cm)

Sculpture

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Gift of G.J. DeMotte

22.145

This work is in the public domain.

Markings

Inscribed, on panel: "GRISANT"

Provenance

Albino Cesana (Venice, Italy)

1921, Publio Podio (Bologna, Italy)

G.J. DeMotte (Paris, France)

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

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Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 4, no. 4 (1923): p. 25 (ill.).

Valentiner, Wilhelm, Dr. "New Period Rooms." Bulletin of the DIA, 4, no. 4 (January 1923): pp. 25-32, p. 25 (ill.).

Morey, C.R. Art and Archaeology 20, no. 3, 1925.

Heil, W. "Some North Italian Romanesque Marble Reliefs." Art in America 15, no. 2 (February 1927): pp. 83-89 (fig 3).

Art News, March 1931.

Morey, C.R. "The New Mediaeval Wing of The Pennsylvania Museum." Parnassus III (1931): pp. 3-5.

Ross, Marvin C. "Mediaeval Art." Brooklyn Museum Quarterly XXI, no. 4 (1934): pp. 90-91.

Lesley, E.P. Early Christian, Byzantine and Romanesque Art. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1939, p. 45, footnote 36, fig. 12 (ill.).

Julian, R. L'Eveil de la Sculpture Italienne: La Sculpture Romane dans l'Italie du Nord, 2 vols. Paris, 1945, I, pp. 256-258.

Francovich, G. de. Benedetto Antelami, architetto e scultore e l'Arte del suo tempo, 2 vols. Milan and Florence, 1952, I, p. 446, II, (fig. 500).

Cahn, Walter. "Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, VII New York and New Jersey." Gesta X (1971): pp. 49-50.

Artioli, Nerio. "Sei Discusse Formelle di un Ignoto Maestro Romanica." Quaderini D'Archeologia Reggiana, no. 4 (1980): pp. 204-219.

Quintavalle, A.C. Romanico Mediopadano: Strada, Citta, Ecclesia. Exh. cat., Universita degli studi di Parma, Istituto di storia dell'arte: Centro di studi Medioevali. Parma, 1983, pp. 198-204, no. 93 (ill.).

Quintavalle, A.C. Wiligelmo e Maltilde L'officina romancia. Milan, 1991, pp. 478, 480.

Cahn, W. Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, II. Turnhout, 1999, no. 8, pp. 140-141.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., I, cat. 8.

Matilde E Il Tesoro Dei Canossa: Tra Castelli, Monasteri e Città, ed. Arturo Calzona. Mantua, 2008, pp. 559-562, no. 126d (ill.).

Le Pogam, Pierre-Yves. "Collectionner la sculpture médiévale italienne." In Il Medioevo dopo il Medioevo: iconografie, tipologie e modelli: Atti del Convengo Internazionale di Studi organizzato nell'ambito del Dottorato di Ricerca in "Arti, storia e territorio dell'Italia nei rapporti con l'Europa e i paesi del Mediterraneo," (Lecce, May 10-12, 2012), ed. Raffaele Casciaro. Monteroni di Lecce, 2016, p. 298.

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Italian, Saint Grisant, early 13th century, marble. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of G.J. DeMotte, 22.145.

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