Brass Rubbing: Dom Robert Beauner
|Artifact Identification||Brass Rubbing: Dom Robert Beauner (1982.05.0018)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents|
|Artist/Maker||Kathleen H. Cairns.|
|Geographic Location||Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, St. Albans, St. Albans Abbey|
|Period/Date||Medieval, 1480 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||125.5 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||82.8 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.1 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.|
|Materials||Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment|
|Munsell Color Information||Light Olive Brown (2.5Y 5/6) Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) Strong Red (5R 4/12)|
From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns. "Dom Robert Beauner, c. 1480, a Benedictine Monk in the habit of the Black Monks. He holds a bleeding heart in his hand. He held various offices in the abbey for over 46 years. The foot inscription in Latin refers to the many offices, both great and small, which he held, i.e., third-prior, kitchener, refectorer, infirmarer, and so on."
Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval brass Rubbings, December 7, 1969 though January 4, 1970. Frick Fine Arts Building. University of Pittsburgh. Catalog #28. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Brass Rubbings from the Collection of Kathleen H. Cairns, December 5, 1971 - January 14, 1972. Botetourt Gallery and Museum, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Catalog #20. Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Suffolk 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d. Medieval Brass Rubbings (exhibit catalogue), Pittsburgh, 1969. English Brass Rubbings (exhibit catalogue), Williamsburg, VA, 1971.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns|