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  • Animal Buckle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    boot buckle displays a cast linear decoration on the loop and tongue Many similar examples have been found in Visigothic tombs Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 21 1960 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Mrs Georges Seligmann date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1946 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Georges Seligmann 1946 Download Image Add

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/16638/animal-buckle/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Animals in a Vine Scroll · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    lion and a partridge in a vine scroll that emanates from a vase It is stained a bluish gray The strip has been broken into four pieces with the loss of a number of small chips There is a diagonal break at the top and two holes for attachment Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase Walters Art

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  • Annunciation · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    from altarpieces of the Passion of Christ or the Life of the Virgin The altarpieces were not very expensive and were made for both local use and export to the continent by workshops in Nottingham near where the alabaster was quarried They were generally painted and traces of pigment are often visible today See also Walters 27 310 and 27 308 This Annunciation would have been the first narrative panel of an altarpiece dedicated to the Joys of the Virgin The Assumption Walters 27 8 is from the same series The imagery includes an adoring angel God the Father blessing Christ s conception and a lily symbolizing the Virgin s purity surrounded by a scroll that was once painted with Gabriel s salutation to Mary Exhibitions The International Style The Arts in Europe Around 1400 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1962 Provenance In the Chateau de Bruniquel Tarn et Garonne France Mme d Ouvrier de Villyby Paris by purchase Ferdinand Schutz Paris by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1928 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1928 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect

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  • Aphrodite (?) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The female figure with a flowing drapery is probably intended to be Aphrodite The edges are broken on all but the left side and there are three holes for attachment indicating that it was probably an inlay for furniture Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Provenance Léon Gruel Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1927 by purchase Walters Art Museum

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  • Apostle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    enlivened by wavy hair and large enameled eyes was probably attached to a large shrine or an altar frontal panel by means of the nail on his chest He was likely fixed to a panel of brightly colored enamel with a throne to sit upon and a halo behind his head like the twelve seated apostles on the high altar frontal of the Abbey Church of Grandmont France The apostle arrived in the Walters collection attached to the cover of a manuscript W 23 as depicted in the second photograph The plaque was most likely attached to the cover in the 19th century in imitation of the medieval practice of decorating book covers Conservation Reattached to treasure binding W 23 removed 1964 Reattached to treasure binding W 23 removed 1964 Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Examination Repaired 6 17 2015 Treatment Repaired Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Maker s Mark On reverse T 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 French Artist Period late 12th century Medieval

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/13238/apostle/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Apostle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    drapery are characteristic of the Romanesque style at Grandmont Abbey Exhibitions The Arts of Man Dallas Museum of Art Dallas 1962 The Year 1200 The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York 1970 Provenance Desmottes Paris Sale Paris Hôtel Drouot March 19 23 1900 no 8 Brimo de Laroussilhe Paris ca 1922 by purchase Lehmann Paris by purchase Sale Galerie Georges Petit Paris June 5 1925 no 311 Henry Walters Baltimore

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/17601/apostle-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Apostle or Prophet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the sides Although the back is flat as if the figure were intended to be seen against a background it is carved with vertical folds The eyes are half closed the mouth is partially open The projecting head and open mouth the boldness of the concept and the contained emotion of the figure relate it to the works of Giovanni Pisano The unusual treatment of the waist with the decided break in the composition is a favorite device of Pisano and may be seen in his Justice figure in the Palazzo Bianco Genoa among others The half closed eyes also appear in the Justice The treatment of the figure s right knee under the drapery is paralleled in Pisano s Pisa Cathedral pulpit the sharp drapery folds in his ivory Madonna in the Pisa Cathedral However the composition and treatment are weaker in the Walters figure and the date seems to be more toward the middle of the century The base has been cut above the feet and minor alterations made to the hemline of the garments The surface was partially cleaned at one time There is a wide hole in the top of the hood Provenance Octave Homberg Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21591/apostle-or-prophet/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Appliqué Figure of the Madonna and Child · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of mankind after the original sin of Adam and Eve The hollow metal figures were once attached to a wooden or metal throne Exhibitions A Medieval Treasury An Exhibition of Medieval Art from the Third to the Sixteenth Century Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art Cornell University Ithaca Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art Utica 1968 Provenance Henri Daguerre Paris Henry Walters Baltimore 1924 by purchase Walters Art

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