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

Diptych, 2 registers, 2 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Back)
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Religious. Passion. Life of Christ.

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Modena, Galleria Estense

Inv. 8321

Ivory;metal (hinges)

Wing, left
Register 1: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist.
Register 2: Entombment (Anointing of Christ's body).
Wing, right
Register 1: Deposition with the Virgin holding Christ's hand; Joseph of Arimathea holding Christ's body; saint John the Evangelist holding a book.
Register 2: Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene); tree.

Museum's opinion 2014: France or Germany, 14th century.


Two hinges.

Flat and smooth. Longer edges slightly chamfered.
Inscription: '836'.

Object Condition
Two holes in the upper corner of each panel.
A layer of the upper right corner of the left wing seems to have been cut diagonally.

Collection of Marquess Tommaso degli Obizzi, Castello del Catajo, Battaglia Terme (Padua): bequeathed in his will to Duke Ercole III d'Este in 1803.


© Galleria Estense, Modena.
Credit line: Su concessione del Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo - Archivo Fotografico della SBSAE di Modena e Reggio Emilia.

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