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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Crucifixion · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    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 3 22 1976 Examination other 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 37 668 Measurements H 45 15 16 x W 41 15 16 x 7 8 in 116 7 x 106 6 x 2 3 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags passion christ goldleaf crucifixion altarpiece Add A New Tag Related Objects 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 Christ Flagellation Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 670 Accession passion christ goldleaf flagellation altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/3119/altarpiece-with-the-passion-of-christ-crucifixion/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Entombment · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    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 with the panels in the gallery 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 3 22 1976 Examination other 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 37 664 Measurements Framed H 51 x W 47 1 8 x W 2 3 4 in 129 5 x 119 7 x 7 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags resurrection naked blood coffin drawing painting oil on panel oil panel german passion christ goldleaf altarpiece entombment Add A New Tag Related Objects Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Arrest of Christ Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 667 Accession easter passion christ arrest goldleaf altarpiece Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Crucifixion Title ca 1480 1495 Late

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29501/altarpiece-with-the-passion-of-christ-entombment/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Flagellation · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    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 Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 07 1976 Examination other 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 37 670 Measurements Framed H 6 x W 42 1 8 in 116 8 x 107 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags passion christ goldleaf flagellation altarpiece Add A New Tag Related Objects 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 ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 674 Accession passion christ goldleaf altarpiece garden Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Way to

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/4153/altarpiece-with-the-passion-of-christ-flagellation/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ: Way to Calvary · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    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 37 663 Measurements framed 47 1 16 x 3 3 8 x 129 5 16 in 119 6 x 8 5 x 328 4 cm Geographies Swabia in present day Germany Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Lobby Tags passion christ goldleaf calvary altarpiece Add A New Tag Related Objects 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 panel german passion christ goldleaf altarpiece entombment Tags Altarpiece with the Passion of Christ Arrest of Christ Title ca 1480 1495 Late Medieval Period 37 667 Accession easter passion

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22081/altarpiece-with-the-passion-of-christ-way-to-calvary/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amnon Attacking Tamar · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Credit Description King David s son Amnon pretended to be sick and when his half sister Tamar came to visit him he treacherously raped her 2 Samuel Later once the athletic ideal of classical antiquity and contemporary Italian art had been absorbed in the Netherlands painters would typically depict such threatening male figures with far more muscular builds Setting the scene in a 16th century bedroom with beautiful furnishings including a wall clock rare and expensive at this time implied that the biblical stories remained current The rich surface details and elaborate play of folds are typical of the prevailing style in Antwerp around 1515 to 1525 Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 01 1986 Treatment coated loss compensation other 9 03 1986 Examination examined for condition 3 09 2011 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions A Renaissance Puzzle Heemskerck s Abduction of Helen The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1993 Provenance Laffan Sale Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1911 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 Jan van Dornicke

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/20477/amnon-attacking-tamar/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Anatomical Figure of a Man · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the 1600s people did not take their clothes off for a doctor Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 10 1974 Treatment coated cleaned Exhibitions The Allure of Bronze The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Provenance SanGiorgi Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown 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

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/16386/anatomical-figure-of-a-man-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Achilles · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of a lion s foot His sheathed sword hangs from his left hand his helmet and cuirass are on the ground beside him and his shield leans against a column at the far left A raised border with grooves and hatching frames the relief Holes for attaching it to a box pierce the frame Typologically this plaque is related to Walters 71 29 Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15494/achilles/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Actor with Right Arm Extended · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    furrows across the forehead indicate that the figure is an actor He wears the clothing of a slave a short tunic tied over one shoulder and a broad belt circling his exaggeratedly twisted lower torso Slaves were favorite characters in Roman comedy as they had been in Greek theater Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/16769/actor-with-right-arm-extended/ (2016-02-18)
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