European Art
Artist: Unknown

Musical Angels

ca. 1450–1500

Partially gilt and polychromed alabaster

20.3 × 20.3 × 5.7 cm (8 × 8 × 2 1/4 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
On view
French or Burgundian
15th century

Comte de Montbrizon, Château du Roch, France; Chauncey J. Blair, Chicago; [French & Co., New York]; Joseph Brummer, New York


Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America: The New England Museums, 1 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 315–16, no. 234, ill.

J. L. Schrader, The waning Middle Ages; an exhibition of French and Netherlandish art from 1350 to 1500, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The waning of the Middle Ages, exh. cat. (Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1969), 57, no. 58, pl. 58.

The eye listens: music in the visual arts: an exhibition to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Dwight Art Memorial, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, October 23 through November 15, 1950, exh. cat. (South Hadley, Massachusetts: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 1950), no. 21, fig. 21.

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