Head of a Bearded Man
Unknown, production, uncertain, France
Cabestany Master, production, attributed to, Spanish sculptor, 12th c., Spain
Probably Spanish, Catalan, or French
Attributed to the Cabestany Master. Probably from the doorway of Sant Pere de Roda.
circa 1125 circa 1150
probably second quarter of 12th century
Head. Marble. The man has a fringe, short hair and a beard. His right ear is shown and his eyes are wide open.
height, whole, 11.0, cm
width, whole, 10.0, cm
depth, whole, 7.0, cm
bequeathed; 1964; Smith, Arnold John Hugh
Bequeathed by Arnold John Hugh Smith through the National Art Collections Fund.
, National Art-Collections Fund1965. National Art-Collections Fund Sixty-first Annual Report 1964.London: p. p. 16
Publ. Mentioned, p. 16, included in no. 2155
, The Fitzwilliam Museum1965. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1964.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
Publ. Illustrated, pl. III, top left
1992. Medieval Catalonia.Barcelona: p. pp. 68-77
Publ. Exhibited, Barcelona, 20 May - 10 August, 1992, p. 76, 1.25.k. and see text on the Cabestany Master, pp. 68-71. Other pieces pp. 72-77
Zarnecki, George. A Sculptured Head attributed to the Maître de Cabestany.
Source Title: Burlington Magazine Supplement CVI () : pp. 536-7
p. pp. 536-7
Publ. Illustrated, pp. 536-7, illustrated in fig. 68. Cabestany is in the Roussilon. Zarnecki compares the head with another from Sant Pere de Roda (Junyent Collection, Barcelona) and suggests that the Fitzwilliam's head could have come from the same portal of that monastery.
Sòria, Jordi Camps I. Otzet, Imma Lorés I. 1990. Dos Capitells del Museu Arqueològic de Narbona del cercle del Mestre de Cabestany.Barcelona:
Source Title: Lambard Estudis d'art medieval IV (1985-88)
p. pp. 125-137
Publ. Mentioned, pp. 125-137, on p. 125, note 1
Object Number: M.3-1964
(record id: 31118; input: 2001-06-27; modified: 2019-03-20)