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  • Agony in the Garden · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    two modern wood dowels onto an original base The piece is chipped and repaired in many places especially in the upper right corner and there is a chip in the sleeve of the central apostle The angel holding the chalice is missing Provenance Private collection Germany catalogue card notation indicates object came from Germany Mr Edward R Lubin New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum April

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1455/agony-in-the-garden/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Allegory of Envy · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Previous Next Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License Allegory of Envy Description Provenance Credit Description This exquisite relief depicts an allegory or symbolic representation of Envy one of the Seven Deadly Sins Envy is represented by an old and emaciated woman with wings on her back and sagging breasts who is literally eating her heart out The plaque is from a series on the Seven Deadly Sins for the decoration of a small chest or box Silver is softer than bronze and permits the fine linear detail that makes the depiction so convincing As well as plaques and medals Flötner made large scale sculptures and designed woodcuts He spent years in Italy and was one of the artists responsible for introducing the Renaissance style based on classical antiquity into Germany Provenance Mathias Komor New York New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum April 7 1958 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1958 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 Peter Flötner German 1485 1546 Metalworker Period ca 1540

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  • Allegory of Spring · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    In the background are trees and bushes In the foreground at the right is an urn Provenance Jacques Seligmann New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1908 by purchase Emile Rey as agent Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signature HP linked F ecit Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1908 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add

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  • Allegory of Summer · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Allegory of Summer Description Provenance Inscription Credit Description A half draped female figure reclines with her left elbow leaning on a sheaf of wheat and a sickle in her left hand while a faun naked except for a blowing mantle tied by a string across his chest squats down to gaze at her On the right a child dips his arms in a fountain where two jets of water issue from the mouths of dolphins At the left in front of a field of grain a child is seated near two wheat sheaves and a putto stands to blow a trumpet Provenance Jacques Seligmann New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1908 by purchase Emile Rey as agent Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signature HP linked Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1908 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 Philippe Poncet French died ca 1679 Artist Hélie Poncet French d 1668 Artist Period 3rd quarter 17th century Medium painted enamel and gold on copper Enamels Accession Number 44 173

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21875/allegory-of-summer/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Allegory of the Element Earth · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    season of autumn is symbolized by the abundance of nature s produce and by the small figure of Cybele the ancient mother goddess of earth and fertility who rides across the sky in a chariot pulled by two lions This painting is a replica an exact second version or copy painted in the studio by Leandro after a work by his father Jacopo ca 1510 1592 who had produced a series of four paintings dedicated to the elements for a princely patron The skillful handling of the oil paint the bold chiaroscuro modeling in light and shade and the emphasis on rich colors are characteristic of Venetian painting of the period The Bassano painters were famous for filling their canvases with a wealth of natural details that were pleasing to the eye For more information on this painting please see Federico Zeri s 1976 catalogue no 281 pp 409 410 Provenance David M Koetser London and New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1951 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1951 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

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26739/allegory-of-the-element-earth/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Arrest of Christ · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    674 The figures and settings are treated in a life like fashion to make the events seem real and the message persuasive The gold leaf backdrop embossed to look like damask would have suggested to the 15th century viewer a heavenly light illuminating eternal truths When the altarpiece was open four panels would have been visible on each side of a central carved image very likely a Resurrection loosely suggested by the wooden Crucifix hung here Christ is the central figure in each painting His serenity and restraint contrast with the undignified agitation of his tormentors expressed in their grimaces and jerky movements This use of angularity and exaggeration to generate an emotional response in the viewer is characteristic of German art of this period Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore prior to 1909 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters before 1909 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 German Artist Period ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Medium oil on panel Painting Drawing Accession Number 37 667 Measurements Framed H 50 9 16 x W 46 1 4 x 3 3 8 in 128 5 x 117 4 x 8 6 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags easter passion christ arrest goldleaf altarpiece Add A New Tag Related Objects Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Crucifixion Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 668 Accession passion christ goldleaf crucifixion altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Christ before High Priest Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 669 Accession passion christ goldleaf altarpiece priest Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of

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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Christ before High Priest · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    670 37 671 and 37 674 The figures and settings are treated in a life like fashion to make the events seem real and the message persuasive The gold leaf backdrop embossed to look like damask would have suggested to the 15th century viewer a heavenly light illuminating eternal truths When the altarpiece was open four panels would have been visible on each side of a central carved image very likely a Resurrection loosely suggested by the wooden Crucifix hung here Christ is the central figure in each painting His serenity and restraint contrast with the undignified agitation of his tormentors expressed in their grimaces and jerky movements This use of angularity and exaggeration to generate an emotional response in the viewer is characteristic of German art of this period Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore prior to 1909 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters before 1909 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 German Artist Period ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Medium oil on panel Painting Drawing Accession Number 37 669 Measurements Framed H 46 1 8 x W 41 7 8 in 117 1 x 106 3 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags passion christ goldleaf altarpiece priest Add A New Tag Related Objects Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Flagellation Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 670 Accession passion christ goldleaf flagellation altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Christ Mocked Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 671 Accession passion christ goldleaf mocked altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Christ in Garden Title

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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Christ in Garden · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    settings are treated in a life like fashion to make the events seem real and the message persuasive The gold leaf backdrop embossed to look like damask would have suggested to the 15th century viewer a heavenly light illuminating eternal truths When the altarpiece was open four panels would have been visible on each side of a central carved image very likely a Resurrection loosely suggested by the wooden Crucifix hung here Christ is the central figure in each painting His serenity and restraint contrast with the undignified agitation of his tormentors expressed in their grimaces and jerky movements This use of angularity and exaggeration to generate an emotional response in the viewer is characteristic of German art of this period Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 07 1976 Treatment stabilized Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore prior to 1909 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters before 1909 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 German Artist Period ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Medium oil on panel Painting Drawing Accession Number 37 674 Measurements H 46 3 8 x W 42 1 2 x 1 1 4 in 117 8 x 108 x 3 2 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags passion christ goldleaf altarpiece garden Add A New Tag Related Objects Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Way to Calvary Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 663 Accession passion christ goldleaf calvary altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Entombment Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 664 Accession resurrection naked blood coffin drawing painting oil on panel oil

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26000/altarpiece-with-the-passion-of-christ-christ-in-garden/ (2016-02-18)
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