Ancient Art

Corinthian column capital.

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Marble

25.5 x 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/16 x 10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.23
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Arthur Sambon, France, prior to 1922; sale of the above, Dikran Kelekian; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1966; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 120.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 120.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 350, no. 191, pl. 191.

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 such records is ongoing.