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  • A Vase of Flowers · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 1897 catalogue no 467 as Mario dei Fiori Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription On back of panel Pr Maria Lanantia 221 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on

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  • Adam and Eve · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    gender of the face of the snake The inscription on the base indicates that this is one of the many works of art made in Florence to celebrate the triumphal entrance of Pope Leo X a member of Florence s Medici family into the city on November 30 1515 The central coat of arms is the pope s To the right is that of the Salviati family and to the left is that of the Buondelmonti family demonstrating their support of the pope For several generations the artists of the Della Robbia family in Florence were noted for the production of brightly colored glazed terracottas often produced for architectural settings Conservation Examined to determine stability loose joins reinforced with adhesive Examined for condition surfaces cleaned of dust and grime This object was cleaned to remove dirt and grime as well as reduce prior restoration materials that were covering original ceramic surfaces The object was examined and analyzed to answer questions as to its authenticity and extent of prior restoration Several broken fragments were repaired and old painted restorations were toned to better match the original Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Treatment repaired 12 31 1969 Examination Examined repaired 12 31 1969 Examination Examined cleaned 12 31 1969 Treatment Cleaned examined repaired 12 10 1958 Treatment repaired 8 14 1959 Treatment repaired 4 21 1960 Treatment repaired 11 01 1972 Treatment cleaned 10 01 1973 Treatment cleaned 4 01 1974 Treatment cleaned repaired loss compensation 3 01 1988 Treatment cleaned coated loss compensation other 3 16 1988 Examination examined for condition 7 06 1998 Examination examined for condition 1 01 2003 Treatment cleaned Provenance Mme Camille Lelong Paris Lelong Collection Sale Paris 1902 no 98 purchased by Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Credit Acquired

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  • Adam and Eve (Temptation) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    and is about to take the first bite the fatal act that will end their time in paradise Adam s pointing gesture singles out the crucial moment blaming Eve rather than the serpent which is visible coiling behind Adam s head The event is mirrored in the figure of the monkey sitting to Eve s right mimicking her eating gesture The alabaster relief was formerly polychromed and has been repaired

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  • Adoration of the Magi · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Istanbul in 1533 to work for the Turkish sultan From this experience he knew how to depict Near Easterners and Africans accurately Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Treatment loss compensation 12 31 1969 Treatment other 12 31 1969 Examination examined for condition 6 08 1938 Treatment repaired 6 08 1938 Treatment other 1 06 1941 Treatment coated cleaned loss compensation 1 06 1941 Treatment cleaned coated inpainted other 9 01 1957 Treatment coated cleaned loss compensation repaired 9 01 1957 Treatment coated inpainted varnish removed or reduced 10 26 1957 Examination examined for condition 12 08 1969 Treatment coated loss compensation other 12 16 1969 Treatment coated inpainted loss compensation 9 14 1984 Examination examined for condition 9 01 1985 Treatment cleaned loss compensation 9 01 1985 Treatment coated loss compensation 9 17 1985 Treatment loss compensation cleaned coated re housed other 9 17 1985 Treatment coated inpainted loss compensation varnish removed or reduced 6 01 1986 Technical Report other 6 01 1986 Technical Report examined for technical study 2 01 1987 Treatment coated loss compensation repaired 2 01 1987 Treatment coated filled inpainted varnish removed or reduced 11 01 1996 Treatment loss compensation 11 01 1996 Treatment

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  • Adoration of the Three Kings · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The star that they followed is in the upper left corner The oldest king a regal European kneels before the Child and his mother The middle aged Turkish potentate wearing a turban looks back through the doorway in the ruin where the holy family has taken refuge toward the youngest ruler a vigorous young African attired in elegant 16th century German fashion His facial features are more individualized than those of the other two and it may be that he is based on a study made from life In the distance some of the kings followers ride horses with very long necks surely the artist s attempt at camels The painter has created a kind of stage set for his drama using a perspective system made popular by his famous fellow countryman Albrecht Dürer The receding lines marked out in the masonry go back more or less to one point the hand of the man in the doorway at center Provenance Sara D Redmond Oyster Bay New York by purchase Walters Art Museum 1985 by bequest Credit Bequest of Sara D Redmond 1985 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection

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  • Aeneas Entreats Anchises to Flee from Troy · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    in 1517 by Sacon The plaque depicts a scene from the Aeneid IV vv 651 654 On the right Anchises is seated before a German half timbered manor with overhanging bays Aeneas points the way to safety to his family Creüsa Ascanius and a maid On the ground at the left lie the corpse of Polites and the beheaded body of Priam The city of Troy is ablaze in the background Provenance William Williams Hope Rushton Hall Northamptonshire William Williams Hope Sale Christie s London June 14 1849 no 111 Octavius E Coope Brentwood Essex 1849 by purchase Octavius E Coope Sale Christie s London May 3 1910 lot 55 Jacques Seligmann Paris by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1910 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1910 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 the Aeneid Legend French active 1530 Artist Period ca 1530 1540 Renaissance Medium painted enamel and gold on silvered copper Enamels Accession Number 44 58 Measurements H 8 7 8 x W 8 in 22 6 x 20 3

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  • Aeneas Offers Sacrifice to the Gods of the Lower World · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    vv 236 254 To comprehend the successive moments of the scene which are confused and sometimes misunderstood in the representation it is indispensable to refer to the text of Vergil On the left is seen Avernus entrance to the lower world near Cumae in Campania A deep cave there was yawning wide and vast shingly and sheltered by dark lake and woodland gloom over which no flying creatures could safely wing their way such a vapor from those black jaws poured into the over arching heaven whence the Greeks spoke of Avernus the birdless place Here first the priestess the Sibyl set in line four dark backed heifers plucking the topmost bristles from between the horns she lays them on the sacred fire for first offering calling aloud on Hecate others set knives to the throat and catch the warm blood in bowls Aeneas himself slays with the sword a black fleeced lamb to Night and Terra Then for the Stygian King Pluto he inaugurates an altar by night Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 03 1964 Examination examined for condition 10 30 1987 Treatment cleaned Provenance William Williams Hope Rushton Hall Northamptonshire date and mode of acquisition unknown William Williams Hope Sale Christie s London June 14 1849 lot 110 Octavius E Coope Brentwood Essex 1849 by purchase Octavius E Coope Sale Christie s London May 3 1910 lot 55 Jacques Seligmann Paris by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1910 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1910 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 the Aeneid Legend French active 1530 Artist Period ca 1530 1540 Renaissance Medium painted enamel and gold on copper

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  • Aeneas, Prince of Troy · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the great Trojan hero who fled with his companions and after years of wandering came to Italy where he founded the city of Rome He is pictured wearing a plumed helmet a breast plate enriched with a lion s mask and a mantle fastened on his left shoulder by an intaglio brooch See the companion plaque of his lover Dido Queen of Carthage Walters 44 240 for a discussion of the story sources and commission Conservation Date Description Narrative 11 28 1956 Treatment other 7 23 1965 Treatment other 11 20 1987 Treatment cleaned loss compensation examined for condition 9 29 1994 Loan Consideration examined for loan 2 15 1995 Treatment cleaned loss compensation Exhibitions Carthage l histoire sa trace et son écho Musée du Petit Palais Genève 1995 Provenance Castle of Gaillon George Robinson Harding London William T or Henry Walters Collection Baltimore by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Credit Acquired by William T or 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 Léonard Limosin French ca 1505 ca 1575 Artist Period ca 1564 1565 Renaissance Medium painted

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