Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight, ca. between 1350 and 1375

  • Italian

Marble

  • Overall: 76 × 22 3/8 × 10 inches (193 × 56.8 × 25.4 cm) Overall (pedestal): 15 3/4 × 30 × 87 inches (40 × 76.2 × 221 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

27.1

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W251

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Marble
  • Effigy
  • Gisant
  • Statue
  • Figure (representation)
  • Knight (landholder)
  • Bologna

(Alfredo Pallesi, Bologna, Italy)

1927-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

The Art of Chivalry. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1984, cat. no. 13, p. 14 (ill.). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols. London, 2002, 2 vols., I, cat. 45.

Italian, Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight, ca. between 1350 and 1375, marble. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 27.1.