Engaged Capital with Figures of a Man and of an Eagle

Engaged Capital with Figures of a Man and of an Eagle



Overall: 30.2 x 32.4 x 33 cm (11 7/8 x 12 3/4 x 13 in.)

Weight: 81.647 kg (180 lbs.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1972.21


These creatures, as indicated by their Latin inscriptions, are symbols personifying the Evangelists Matthew (man) and John (eagle). This iconography derives from the Book of Revelation.

See also
MED - Romanesque
Medieval Art
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