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High Relief of Agnus Dei

Gothic (Medieval)
Third quarter of 12th Century
63.2 cm x 64 cm x 10 cm (24 7/8 in. x 25 3/16 in. x 3 15/16 in.)

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D. Glass, "Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections...," Gesta, IX.1 (1970): 50, no. 4, fig. 8.

N. Stratford, in Actes des journées d'études d'histoire et d'archéologie (Charlieu, 1973), 7-13, esp. 8, n. 11.

R. Moeller, ibid., 35-45, esp. 41-43, pl. 10.

J. Zink, in Wallraf-Richartz Jahrbuch 40 (1983): 57-144, esp. 113, fig. 40.

I. Forsyth, "Five Sculptures from a Single Limestone Formation: The Case of Savigny," Gesta 33.1 (1994): 47-52, esp. 50, fig. 5.

G. Vikan, Catalogue of the Sculpture in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, from the Ptolemaic Period to the Renaissance (Washington, DC, 1995), 115-23, no. 44 (I. Forsyth), and pl. 44A-D.

D. Devos, "Sculptures de l'abbaye Saint-Martin de Savigny hors de France," Actes des Journees d'Etudes 13, L'Arbresle et sa Region (Union des Societes Historiques du Rhone), 1996, 24-5, fig. 20.

Musée Historique de Lyon, Hotel Gadagne, Mémoire d'une abbaye disparue-Saint Martin de Savigny (Fayolle, 1997), 101-102, fig. 44.

W. Cahn et al., Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, Vol. II: New York and New Jersey, Middle and South Atlantic States, the Midwest and Pacific States (New York, 1999), V. The Dumbarton Oaks Collection, 113, no. 1.

Exhibition History
On long-term loan to the University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor (July 29, 1985- ).

Acquisition History
Sold by Demotte (dealer), Paris to Raymond Pitcairn, Philadelphia, 1928;

Returned to Demotte in 1931 and sent back to Paris in 1932;

Purchased from Kalebdjian Frères (dealers), Paris, April 22, 1938;

Collection of Mildred Barnes and Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 1938-1940;

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