Artist Italian
  • Pediment
Date ca. between 1700 and 1725
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 57 1/2 × 94 1/2 inches (146.1 × 240 cm)
Credit Line Gift of K. T. Keller
Accession Number 58.97
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Great Hall W200, Level 2 (see map)
unidentified villa (Bagheria, near Palermo, Sicily);
Mrs. William Salomon (New York, New York, USA);
January 4-7, 1928, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) cat. no. 662;
William Randoph Hearst Foundation;
K.T. Keller;
1958-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Important eighteenth century French art collection belonging to the late Mrs. William Salomon. Sales cat., Anderson Galleries. New York, 1928, pp.178-181, nos. 180-181, no. 669. [as pair.]

Hearst sale. 1941, 322.

Piazza, S. "Marble Architectural Decoration in Sicily, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Century." Bulletin of the DIA 73, nos. 1/2 (1999): p. 45 (ill.).

Vicinelli, S. "An American History of the Marble Relief Sculptures from Sicily." Bulletin of the DIA 73, nos. 1/2 (1999): pp. 55-59.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2 vols., II, cat. 144a.