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Ex.Coll.BZ.1936.54, Relief with Sea Monster

Ex.Coll.BZ.1936.54, Relief with Sea Monster

Ex-Collection, Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

South Italian, eleventh–twelfth century

Marble, 64.5 cm x 112.3 cm (25 1/2 in. x 44 1/4 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this sculpture from Dr. Kurt Cassirer, Rome, through Adolph Loewi, on May 25, 1936. Dumbarton Oaks gave this sculpture to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, on August 16, 1965.