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Diptych, 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Diptych, 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Religious. Passion.

Repository Institution

Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art


Ivory;metal (hinges)

Height: 169mm
Width: 165mm (open)
Depth: 13mm

Wing, left
Register 1: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; Virgin crying.
Register 2: Flagellation.
Wing, right
Register 1: Resurrection; two angels standing on the tomb.
Register 2: Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene).

Randall 1993: French, 1330-1350.
Detroit 1997: French, early 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2010: French (Paris?), 1330-1350.


Two hinges.

Bought from Blumka, New York in 1975 thanks to a gift by Mrs. Chester D. Tripp in memory of Chester D. Tripp.

'The Year in Review 1975', in Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 63 (February 1976), p. 66, no. 42, ill. p. 35.
The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook (1991), p. 54
R. H. Randall, The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Ivory Carvings in North American Collections (New York, 1993), no. 69.
Images in Ivory. Precious Objects of the Gothic Age, ed. by Peter Barnet, exhibition catalogue, Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts, and Baltimore, The Walters Art Gallery, 1997, pp. 110-111, fig. VII-11.


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