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Triptych, 2 and 3 registers, 1 arch across (Front)

Triptych, 2 and 3 registers, 1 arch across (Front)
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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum

Inv. 71.150

Bone;wood;metal (hinges)

Height: 533 mm
Width: 609 mm (open)

Wing, left
Register 1: medallion enclosing a quatrefoil with the head of a queen.
Register 2: Christ before Herod; soldiers.
Register 3: Holy Family.
Centre panel
Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers; two angels holding the Sun and the Moon.
Register 2: miracle scene with Christ, with disciples and seated woman; saint Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet.
Male figures in niches (possibly Evangelists).
Wing, right
Register 1: medallion enclosing a quatrefoil with the head of a king.
Register 2: Agony in the Garden (Christ at Gethsemane); Judas receiving the reward; saint Peter asleep.
Register 3: Christ and the adulterous woman.
Flamboyant gothic architecture; tracery; row of blind arches; foliated decoration; coats of arms of León and Aragon.

Goldschmidt 1943: Spain, late 19th century.

Francisco Pallas y Puig (b. 1859, d. 1926), of Valencia (Goldschmidt 1943)

Acquired by Henry Walters.

A. Goldschmidt, 'Pseudo-Gothic Spanish ivory triptychs of the nineteenth century', in The Journal of the Walters Gallery, VI (1943), pp. 49-59.
G. Toscano, ‘Un triptyque de Francisco Pallas y Puig (1859-1926): un faux ou une création de style néogothique?' in Les Cahiers d'Histoire de l'Art 6 (2008), pp. 112-121.


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