Artist Italian
  • Roundel with Two Lions (?) in Combat
Date between 12th and 13th century
Medium Stone, possibly Greek Marble
Dimensions Overall: 13 1/2 inches (34.3 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 26.193
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W242, Level 2 (see map)
G. Coen (Brescia, Italy);
(Dr. Benno Geiger, Venice, Italy);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Cahn, W. Gesta 10, no. 2 (1971): p. 79, no. 9c. [as Veneto, 1100/1400.]

Swiechowski, Z., A. Rizzi, R. Hamann-MacLean. Romanische Reliefs Von Venezianischen Fassaden. Wiesbaden, 1982, p. 175, no. 831.

Cahn, W. Romanesque Sculpture in American Collections, vol. II. Turnhout, 1999, no. 10c, p. 142.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., I, cat. 24.