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  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Dwarf Centaur · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    half man half horse would have held two candlesticks The design of the faucet and its little mythological animal handle is of Syrian origin Exhibitions The Arts of Man Dallas Museum of Art Dallas 1962 Provenance Marquise de Ganay née Ridgway Paris Arnold Seligmann Rey et Cie Marquise de Ganay Estate Sale Paris 1929 Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26002/aquamanile-in-the-form-of-a-dwarf-centaur/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The form developed in the ancient Near East and many of the animals shown whether real or mythical also derive from Near Eastern prototypes lions were particularly favored This unusual example bears a Hebrew inscription on one side that reads Blessed be the King of the Universe who has instructed us to wash our hands indicating that it served a ceremonial function either in a Jewish home or synagogue Whether this inscription is original to this piece or added later it attests to the diverse cultural communities served by the same type of object Conservation Date Description Narrative 1 05 1977 Examination examined for loan Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Stein Sale Paris 1899 no 139 Henri Daguerre Paris by purchase Henry Walters 1927 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription On the side and rear hip of the lion ברוך אתה ה אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצוותיו וצוונו על נטילת ידים Translation Blessed be God King of the Universe who blessed us and instructed us to wash our hands Baruch ata adonai alokhenu meleh Ha olam asher Ridshanu bemitsvotsar vetsivanu al netilas yadayim Credit Acquired by Henry

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  • Archangel Gabriel from an Annunciation · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    699 27 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Archangel Gabriel from an Annunciation Provenance Credit Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 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

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25602/archangel-gabriel-from-an-annunciation/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Archangel Michael Slaying the Dragon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    wings outstretched and his cloak fluttering behind him St Michael plunges his spear into the dragon s jaws The archangel s position on the body of the dragon symbolizes the victory of good over evil which is further emphasized by the contrast between the sweeping wing of the archangel and the immobilized wing of the dragon By extending Michael s wing beyond the punched border decoration the painter makes the archangel seem to expand into the picture field in front of the gold background For more information on this painting please see Zeri catalogue number 12 pp 21 22 Exhibitions The Reunification of an Early Italian Tryptych Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery Greenville 2008 Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 1881 catalogue no 14 1897 catalogue no 18 as school of Giotto 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 Master of Saint Verdiana Italian active ca 1380 ca 1420 Artist Period 1380

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/37741/archangel-michael-slaying-the-dragon/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Architectural Element or Small Capital with Angus Dei · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Motifs such as the as eyes of a lamb are pointed up with lead only the lead in the eyes now remains There is a hole at the top and bottom for attachment Exhibitions Art of the Romanesque University Art Gallery South Bend 1994 Provenance Christine Alexander Mrs Breckenridge Long Rome and Laurel Maryland date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1959 by bequest Credit Bequest of Mrs

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  • Arm Reliquary of Saint Pantaleon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    sleeve refer to the saint by name The small door with the two glass shields was added in the 15th century as was the crystal at the edge of the sleeve Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 01 1948 Treatment cleaned coated 12 01 1984 Treatment cleaned 6 03 1987 Examination other 3 28 1994 Treatment cleaned 10 07 1998 Examination x ray technical study Exhibitions Secrets of Our Own The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 0 A Medieval Treasury from Southern Collections Ackland Art Center University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill 1961 Reliquaries and Ritual Medieval Objects of Devotion The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Treasures of Heaven The Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland The Walters Art Museum Baltimore The British Museum London 2010 2011 Provenance A Tollin Paris Chevallier Mannheim Paris May 20 1897 no 79 Robert Hoe New York American Art Association New York February 15 1911 no 1813 Wareham Harding New York Henry Walters Baltimore 1920 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription Incomplete inscription in niello on the narrow silver strip ornamenting the seam of the sleeve DE SANCT I PANTALEONIS AVE Translation From Pantaleon greetings Credit Acquired by Henry

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25190/arm-reliquary-of-saint-pantaleon/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Assumption of the Virgin · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    paint around the Virgin s nimbus has been preserved The peculiar bat like wings of the angels may derive from props used in medieval religious plays Provenance 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

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  • Banquet Scene · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    female figure with a horn or cornucopia approaches from the right The trimmed edges indicate that it was a part of a larger scene made of small squared pieces The entire left side is broken Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download Image Add to

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