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Gabled triptych, 2 registers, with arches (Front, open)

Gabled triptych, 2 registers, with arches (Front, open)
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Front, closed

Religious. Life of the Virgin.

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Bloomfield Hills (Michigan), Cranbrook Art Museum

Inv. CAM 1922.2.2

Wood;ivory;iron hardware;wood inlay

Height: 355 mm
Width: 305 mm

Wing, left
Register 1: Unidentified scene with man blessing the Virgin.
Register 2: Annunciation.
Centre panel
Register 1: standing Virgin and child; two angels crowning the Virgin; musician angels (drums; string instruments); crown; sceptre.
Register 2: Adoration of the Magi.
Wing, right
Register 1: Visitation.
Register 2: Annunciation of the Virgin's death.
Angels praying in the gables.
Tracery; foliated decoration.

Detroit 1997: Spanish, late 19th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive gilding: along the hems, wings, architectural details, etc.

Wooden backing.

Bought by G. G. Booth at Museo-Paseo de los Martires, Alhambra, Granada, 5 January 1922: given by him in 1922.

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, no. 87.


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