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Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Back)

Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Back)
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Religious. Passion. Life of the Virgin.

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Cracow, Wawel Royal Castle

Inv. 5753


Height: 158mm
Width: 87mm
Depth: 8.5mm

Register 1: Carrying of the Cross with the Virgin helping Christ; soldier with winged hat; Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist.
Register 2: Annunciation; vase of lilies; dove of the Holy Spirit; Visitation.
Pointed trefoils.

Fischinger 1982: Paris, 2nd half of the 14th century
Chodyński 1996, France, 3rd quarter of 14th century
Łaguna-Chevillotte 1999: Paris, c. 1350
D. Gaborit-Chopin (after examination of the piece on 20 March 2003): Paris, 2nd half of the 14th century


Traces of two missing hinges on the right side.

Flat and smooth. Label (from art market in Cracow, c. 1971) with inscription: 'W.828 / c.25.100'.

Acquired at the art market in Cracow in 1971.

A. Fischinger, Trésor de la Couronne au Wawel. Guide (Cracow, 1982), pp. 23-24.
R. A. Chodyński, Madonna z dzieciątkiem i inne rzeźby z kości słoniowej z XIV wieku w zbiorach polskich, in Sztuka około 1400. Materiały sesji Stowarzyszenia Historyków Sztuki, I (Poznań, 1996), p. 27.
A. Łaguna-Chevillotte, 'Dwa dyptyki z kości słoniowej w Skarbcu Koronnym na Wawelu', in Studia Waweliana, VIII (1999), pp. 233-238, fig. 1.


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