Saint John the Evangelist (from the church of Saint Martin of Angers) Artist: Unknown

ca. 1185–95

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art

Medium

Polychrome limestone

Dimensions

188 × 48.2 × 38.1 cm, 861.83 kg (74 × 19 × 15 in., 1900 lb.)

Credit Line

Gift of Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896

Accession Number

1926.19

Culture
Period

12th century

Classification
Disclaimer

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

Provenance

Provenance

Church of Saint-Martin at Angers (under the vaults in the east end of the church until June 1925); Maitland F. Griggs Collection, New York.
Bibliography

  • Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 84–85, fig. 76.
  • Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America: The New England Museums, 1 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 310–14, no. 232, ill.
  • Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983).
  • Katherine Neilson and Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972), no. 117, ill.
  • Konrad Hoffmann, The Year 1200: A Centennial Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 12 through May 10, 1970, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970), 6–7, no. 8, ill.

Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

sculpture

Technical metadata and APIs

IIIF

Open in Mirador

View IIIF manifest

The International Image Interoperability Framework, or IIIF, is an open standard for delivering high-quality, attributed digital objects online at scale. Visit iiif.io to learn more

Linked Art

API response for this object

Linked Art is a Community working together to create a shared Model based on Linked Open Data to describe Art.