Artist: Ralph Gibson, 1939-
Silver gelatin print 1984
Portfolio: Artifact: Artis, Art, Factus, Fact #8, 21
Location: Compton Goethals Hall
Gift of David and Lenore Levy (both Class of 1951 and 1956 MS)
Claus Sluter (with Claus de Werve), Well of Moses, 1395-1405 (prophets 1402-05, painted by Jean Malouel), Asnières stone with gilding and polychromy, slightly less than 7 meters high, originally close to 13 meters with cross. Located on the grounds of the former Chartreuse de Champmol, a Carthusian monastery in Dijon, France established by Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. The prophets depicted include: Moses, David, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Daniel, and Isaiah.
“Figure of a Squatting Drummer” China, Eastern Han Dynasty - 1-2nd Century CE
Bronze. Height: 120 cm.
Gerhard Marcks was a German sculptor, printmaker, and designer who helped to revive the art of sculpture in Germany during the first quarter of the 20th century.
Capital of Pilaster from Moutiers-Saint-Jean
Unidentified Artist(French (Burgundy)
Limestone, c. 1125-30
According to tradition, the Monastery of Moutiers-Saint-Jean was founded by the first Christian kings of France, Clovis I (r. 481–511) and his son Chlotar I.
“Westmacott Athlete” - marble statue of a victorious athlete - Roman copy -1st century CE of a Greek original (Polykleitos?) from 440 BCE