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Diptych, 2 registers, 6 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Detail)

Diptych, 2 registers, 6 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Detail)
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Religious. Infancy of Christ. Passion. Life of the Virgin.

Repository Institution

Brescia, Museo della Città

Inv. 63


Height: 132mm
Width: 209mm (open)

Wing, left
Register 1: Flagellation. Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; sun and moon.
Register 2: Annunciation; vase of lilies; dove of the Holy Spirit. Visitation.
Wing, right
Register 1: Entombment (Anointing of Christ's body). Noli me tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene.
Register 2: Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds; bagpipes. Adoration of the Magi.
Pointed trefoils.

Koechlin Number: 0363

Koechlin 1924 Vitali 1976 and Panazza 1968: France, 2nd half of the 14th century.


Two missing hinges.

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
The hinges areas have been repaired with ivory.
Lower right corner of the right wing broken and put back into place.

Tosio bequest to the Museum in 1846.

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, pp. 186, 190; II, no. 363.
G. Panazza, La Pinacoteca e i Musei di Brescia (Bergamo, 1968), p. 74.
L. Vitali, Avori gotici francesi (Milan, 1976), no. 37.
I. Gianfranceschi, E. Lucchesi Ragni (eds.), Santa Giulia, Museo della città a Brescia (Milan, 2004), p. 151


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