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  • Beads of Various Sizes · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Conservation Provenance Credit Description These beads have been restrung Conservation Date Description Narrative 3 06 1979 Examination examined for condition Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 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 Egyptian Artist Period

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  • Belt Buckle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Assyria and symbolized vigilance and ferocity They were a popular design motif throughout Europe during the Migration period With the advent of Christianity the griffin drinking from a cup came to symbolize the soul refreshing itself at the source of everlasting life Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 19 1984 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Objects of Adornment Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum New York Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh San Antonio Museum of Art San Antonio Philbrook Museum of Art Tulsa Honolulu Academy of Arts Honolulu New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis Toledo Museum of Art Toledo The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota 1984 1987 Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum and the Zucker Family Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1987 Provenance Victor Gay Paris by purchase Sale Hôtel Drouot Paris March 23 1909 no 281 Joseph Brummer New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale Parke Bernet Galleries New York May 12 1949 no 278 Walters Art Museum 1949

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  • Belt Buckle with Griffin · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Said to be from a tomb near Olbia Parutino Ukraine Peter Mavrogordato date and mode of acquisition unknown F L van Gans Frankfurt date and mode of acquisition unknown Galerie Bachstitz The Hague Henry Walters Baltimore 1921 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1921 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

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  • "Imperial" Menologion with Scenes of Martyrdom · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    his or her life Each text also ends with a seven line prayer for the well being of an emperor whose name is spelled by the lines initial letters as MIC H AEL P This is almost certainly the Byzantine emperor Michael IV who reigned from 1034 to 1041 The meaning of the letter P is not quite clear When first used the books were read out in the emperor s presence probably in one of the numerous chapels of the great imperial palace in Constantinople capital of the Eastern Roman Empire A single leaf from the Walters volume is now kept in Berlin Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Ms Graec Fol 31 By the sixteenth century several folios were missing and paper leaves copied from a Metaphrastian Menologion were added at this time Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 The Taste of Maryland Art Collecting in Maryland 1800 1934 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces in Miniature The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Byzantine Gold Illumination in Greek Manuscripts The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1986 Art in the Book The Vision of Architecture Painting and Sculpture in Illuminated Manuscripts The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1989 Eureka The Archimedes Palimpsest The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore The Field Museum Chicago 1999 2000 Treasures of Heaven The Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland The Walters Art Museum Baltimore The British Museum London 2010 2011 Provenance Library of the Greek Patriarchate Alexandria no 32 33 known to have been there in 1895 and 1901 but reported lost by 1914 Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase probably from Leon Gruel Paris Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download PDF Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License

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  • A Catalogue of Blue and White Nankin Porcelain Forming the Collection of Sir Henry Thompson · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the most prominent artists of the Aesthetic Movement which advocated art for art s sake Several letters from Whistler are bound into the volume For the binding Charles Meunier incorporated porcelain plaques into his design of prunus blossoms and featured Whistler s famous abstract butterfly signature Exhibitions Bookbindings from the Gilded Age 2013 2014 Provenance Owned by Henry Walters Baltimore before 1931 Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired

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  • Acts and Epistles of the Apostles with Liturgical Readings · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    copies of the Acts and Epistles of the Apostles It consists of three parts produced at different dates The New Testament text with its accompanying prefatory material known as Euthalian apparatus after the name of its supposed compiler Euthalius was copied in the early twelfth century Then lists of readings were added at two stages in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to facilitate their use in church Some of the Epistles have lost the miniature that once marked their beginning A couple of lost leaves were replaced in the sixteenth century Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces in Miniature The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Byzantine Gold Illumination in Greek Manuscripts The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1986 Provenance Iviron Monastery Mount Athos Greece date and mode of acquisition unknown no 24 seen there by S Lampros and by C R Gregory on March 17 1902 Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download PDF Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections

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  • Added Prayer to the Virgin from the Fieschi Psalter · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the 15th century by a later owner This Psalter with an additional Office of the Dead was created in the late thirteenth century in northeastern France A large quantity of Franciscan saints in the calendar and litany as well as marginal imagery of them suggests that the original owner had a strong affinity for that order The manuscript was likely begun for one patron but finished for another given a change in scribal and artistic hands and the addition of heraldry from Psalm 109 onward Arms for the Fieschi family as well as a birth notice in the calendar identify the manuscript s first owner as Leonardo dei Fieschi a Genoese nobleman d 1331 Among a multitude of drolleries the manuscript contains a number of unusual marginal vignettes depicting SS Francis Clare and Elisabeth of Hungary One image of St Francis fol 139v is heavily worn which may be evidence of devotional touching by the manuscript s owner Provenance Acquired by Leonardo dei Fieschi d 1331 Genoa ca 1290 1331 Acquired by Léon or Paul Gruel Paris ca 1900 1910 purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add

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  • Adimari Book of Hours · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    York 1994 1995 A Renaissance Gem Revealed Petrarch s Triumphs Disbound The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2002 Dressed in Gold Books of the Italian Renaissance The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2005 2006 Provenance The Adimari family Florence ca 1448 family coat of arms on fol 15r Reverend Walter Sneyd prior to December 16 1903 mode of acquisition unknown Sale Sotheby s London December 16 1903 lot 555 note on rear paste down Charles Fairfax Murray December 16 1903 by purchase C W Dyson Perrins 1906 Sale Sotheby s London December 1 1959 lot 80 Walters Art Museum Baltimore December 1 1959 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1959 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 Creators Zanobi di Benedetto Strozzi Italian 1412 1468 Artist Katherine Adams Binder Period 1448 Renaissance Medium parchment Manuscripts Rare Books Accession Number W 767 Measurements 5 1 4 x 3 11 16 in 13 4 x 9 4 cm Geographies Florence Italy Place of Origin Location Within Museum Not On View Tags medieval trunk adoration Add A New Tag Related Objects Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 205R Accession Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 204V Accession Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 170R Accession Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 169V Accession david goliath Tags Initial P with Saint Helen and the True Cross Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 163R Accession Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 162V Accession Leaf from Adimari Book of Hours Title 1448 Renaissance Period W 767 124R Accession Leaf from Adimari

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