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Fragment of a Chancel Panel (?) with Peacock


Early Medieval
8th-9th century
63 cm x 48.5 cm x 2.5 cm (24 13/16 in. x 19 1/8 in. x 1 in.)
marble
BZ.1936.19

Not on view


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Bibliography
Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1955), no. 54.

Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 41.

D. Glass, "Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections. V. Washington and Baltimore," Gesta, IX/1, 1970, p. 46-47, No. 2. Xerox in dossier.

G. Vikan, Catalogue of the Sculpture in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, from the Ptolemaic Period to the Renaissance (Washington, DC, 1995), no. 35, pl. 35A, B. See prints of comparanda in dossier.

W. Cahn, et al., Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections II. New York and New Jersey, Middle and South Atlantic States, the Midwest and Pacific States (New York, 1999), V. The Dumbarton Oaks Collection, p. 116, no. 4.

Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., Accompanied by American Paintings from the Collection of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, ed. Asen Kirin, Georgia Museum of Art (Athens, GA, 2005), cat. no. 57.


Exhibition History
Athens, GA, Georgia Museum of Art, “Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., Accompanied by American Paintings from the Collection of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss,” May 15 – November 6, 2005.


Acquisition History
Said to be from Church at Torcello, Italy.

Purchased from Stora, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C., November 1940.