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  • Adoration of the Magi · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    that of the Flemish engraver and draughtsman Johann Wierix No engravings on ivory by him are known but in addition to prints on paper he made delicate engravings on silver During the 1590s Wierix worked for the Habsburg court in Brussels and subsequently for the Jesuits in Antwerp Exhibitions World of Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters

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  • Adoration of the Shepherds · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    that the glad news was first revealed to the shepherds to signify the importance of the poor in God s plan it remained important to the teachings of the Franciscan religious order founded by St Francis Bernardo Strozzi a member of a reform branch of the Franciscans suggests these shepherds poverty through their appearance and their humble gift This combination of a naturalistic treatment of the subject with an artistic mixing of bright colors is characteristic of painting in Genoa at this time The clarity of the composition is in keeping with the Church s Counter Reformation demands that artists should be more concerned with conveying an effective message than displaying their own artistry For more information on this painting please see Federico Zeri s 1976 catalogue no 374 pp 492 493 Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 03 1938 Treatment coated inpainted lined loss compensation repaired stabilized varnish removed or reduced 4 12 1966 Treatment cleaned coated inpainted lined loss compensation 12 04 1986 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Italian Painting of the Seventeenth Century Allen Memorial Art Museum Oberlin 1952 Bernardo Strozzi State University of New York at Binghampton Vestal 1967 Three Baroque Masters Strozzi Crespi Piazzetta Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1944 Genoese Masters Dayton Art Institute Dayton The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford 1962 1963 From El Greco to Pollock Early and Late Works by European and American Artists Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1968 Bernardo Strozzi Master Painter of the Italian Baroque Palazzo Ducale Genoa Genoa The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome prior to 1897 1897 catalogue no 480 as Murillo Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum

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  • Alarm Clock in a Reliquary-Like Case · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    a medieval reliquary The tiny haloed female figure with hands raised in prayer at the top is Ecclesia the Catholic Church accompanied by personifications of Faith with the Old Testament tablets of the Law and New Testament chalice Hope anchor and Charity two infants The timekeeping mechanism is not attached to the case and appears to have been altered to fit it so it is possible that the case was made as a reliquary into which the mechanism was fitted The tiny dial was probably rarely looked at as every hour was struck on the bell The mechanism is divided into three tiers the going train makes time advance upper the striking train strikes the hours middle and the bottom train sets off the alarm Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 13 1958 Treatment cleaned 11 09 1979 Examination examined for condition 9 09 1982 Treatment cleaned examined for loan Exhibitions Undercover Stories in Art The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1980 French Clocks in North American Collections The Frick Collection New York 1982 1983 Provenance Harding New York Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download Image Add

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  • Alarm Watch with Juno · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the front and Diana virgin goddess of the hunt on the back The designs are copied from engravings by Étienne Delaune 1519 1583 a French goldsmith and designer who created prints as models for craftsmen unskilled in drawing figures Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signature Charles Peiras Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share

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  • Alexander the Great and the Family of Darius · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    p 563 Provenance Marquess Filippo Marignoli Rome and Spoleto until 1898 mode of acquisition unknown Marquess Francesco Marignoli 1898 mode of acquisition unknown Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome 1899 mode of acquisition unknown 1900 catalogue supplement no 30 as Coriolanus and his Mother by Tiepolo Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add

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  • Alexander the Great at the Tomb of Achilles · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    tomb of Achilles Greek hero in the Trojan War to be opened so that he could pay homage to his legendary predecessor Achilles s tomb was in what is today Turkey to suggest an ancient setting outside the Roman world Panini introduced an Egyptian pyramid in the background The painting and its companion Alexander the Great Cutting the Gordian Knot Walters 37 516 represent Panini s fantasy of the grandeur of the ancient world For more information on this painting please see Federico Zeri s 1976 catalogue no 408 pp 518 519 Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 15 1941 Treatment repaired 7 13 1962 Treatment coated filled inpainted loss compensation varnish removed or reduced x ray 1 28 2004 Examination examined for condition x ray Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 1881 catalogue no 155 1897 catalogue no 298 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Giovanni Paolo Panini Italian ca 1692 1765

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  • Alexander the Great Cutting the Gordian Knot · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    could loose the knot would become the ruler of Asia Instead of trying to untie the impossibly difficult knot Alexander just cut through it with his sword He went on to conquer Asian kingdoms as far east as Afghanistan To suggest Asia Minor and the ancient past Panini introduced a bystander wearing a turban and placed the scene in front of an altar dedicated to Zeus ruler of the Greek gods enthroned with his thunderbolt For more information on this painting please see Federico Zeri s 1976 catalogue no 409 pp 519 520 Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 01 1970 Treatment cleaned examined for condition inpainted repaired varnish removed or reduced Exhibitions Alexander the Great and His Influence over the World from Antiquity to Modern Times Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki 1980 The Search for Alexander National Gallery of Art Washington The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Museum of Fine Arts Boston Boston Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco San Francisco New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Royal Ontario Museum Toronto 1980 1983 Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 1881 catalogue no 154 1897 catalogue no 297 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase

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  • Alexander the Great Founding Alexandria · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    or study painted in preparation for one of the large canvases commissioned from the artist for the throne room of King Philip V of Spain in the Palace of San Idelfonso La Granja Halls where European rulers granted audiences to their subjects and to visiting emissaries were traditionally decorated with tapestries or paintings reinforcing the ruler s position by reference to the power and renown of rulers of the past principally Alexander the Great or the Roman emperors In keeping with his ancient theme Costanzi adopted a frieze like composition that recalls Greek and Roman relief sculpture For more information on this painting please see Federico Zeri s 1976 catalogue no 407 pp 517 518 Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 09 1980 Examination examined for loan Exhibitions The Search for Alexander National Gallery of Art Washington The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Museum of Fine Arts Boston Boston Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco San Francisco New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Royal Ontario Museum Toronto 1980 1983 Tiepolo Unveiled The Restoration of a Masterpiece The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription

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