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Panel (fragment of a diptych; wing, left; lower register), bands of rosettes (décor de roses) (Front)

Panel (fragment of a diptych; wing, left; lower register), bands of rosettes (décor de roses) (Front)
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Religious. Life of the Virgin.

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Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago

Inv. 1943.60


Height: 70mm
Width: 92mm

Death of the Virgin (Dormition); Christ holding the soul of the Virgin; apostles.

Rogers and Goetz 1945: France, 2nd half of 14th century.
Randall 1993 and Museum's opinion 2011: Germany (Mainz?), 4th quarter of the 14th century.

Style of the Kremsmünster Master (Randall 1993)

Trace of one missing hinge on the right side.

Object Condition
Missing: two upper registers and right wing.

This panel originally was the lower register.

Salomon collection, Berlin (before 1917); sold, Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, 15 May 1917, lot 102. Collection of Harry Fuld (d. 1932), Frankfurt (before 1932); by descent to his widow, Lucie Mayer-Fuld (née Cajzago); sold, through Raphael Stora, to the Art Institute in 1942 (Kate S. Buckingham Endowment).

M. Rogers and O. Goetz, The Buckingham Medieval Collection (Chicago, 1945), no. 51.
R. H. Randall, The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Ivory Carvings in North American Collections (New York, 1993), no. 149.


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