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Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, right)

Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, right)
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Wing, left


Religious. Passion.

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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum

Inv. 71.177

Ivory;silver (later hinges)

Height: 119mm
Width: 74mm (each)

Wing, left
Register 1: Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas; Arrest of Christ); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter; Death of Judas.
Register 2: Entry into Jerusalem.
Wing, right
Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist, onlookers and soldier; angels holding the sun and moon; Longinus with spear kneeling in prayer; Stephaton giving Christ vinegar.
Register 2: Last Supper with saint John the Evangelist leaning on Christ's breast.

Randall 1985 and Museum's opinion 2010: Flanders, c. 1350-1375.


Two modern silver hinges (19th century).

Collection of Hollingworth Magniac (b. 1786, d. 1867): sale, Christie's, London, 2 and 4 July 1892. Christie's, London, 1 December 1925. Bought in Paris before 1931 by Henry Walters; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.

Medieval Art, exhibition catalogue, Tulsa (Oklahoma), Philbrook Art Center, 1965, no. 101.
R. H. Randall, Masterpieces of Ivory from the Walters Art Gallery (New York, 1985), no. 308.
J. Warren, Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum, 3 vols (Oxford, 2014), Vol. 2: Sculptures in Stone, Clay, Ivory, Bone and Wood, pp. 579, in relation to no. 170.


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