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  • Cabinet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    By Period Descending 1 3 1 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Cabinet Provenance Credit Provenance William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest 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 Japanese

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  • Cabinet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    but conventional allegorical figures copied from prints Here for example the symmetrical ovals on the upper doors depict Minerva goddess of wisdom in military affairs and Diana chaste goddess of the hunt Above and below are carved the four elements Fire Earth Air and Water The base of the chest is a replacement Provenance Raoul Heilbronner Paris by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by

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  • Cabinet with Allegorical Figures of the Seasons · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Allegorical Figures of the Seasons Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description Made in the court of Louis XIII 1610 1643 cabinets such as this combine elements of Italian decoration and Flemish furniture making Classical and mythological elements were significant during his epoch giving furniture of this period classical motifs Many cabinets were imported into France from Italy in large numbers during the 17th century and played a large role in developing the style of French cabinet makers For another fine example of French cabinetry at the Walters Art Museum see 65 19 Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Gaillard date and mode of acquistion unknown Gaillard Sale Paris June 8 1904 no 52 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 Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator French Cabinetmaker Period ca 1580 1620 Baroque Medium carved and inlaid walnut wood marble Wood Accession Number 65 1 Measurements H 88 3 8 x W 46 1 4 x D 19 1 8 in

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  • Cabinet with Mythological Scenes · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Roman mythology In contrast the playful interior is like a theater set replicating the intricate architecture of a grand residence Alcoves and false vistas of Roman ruins create shifting perspectives complemented by the inlay pattern of the floor In the ceiling painting Icarus falls to his death because the wax he used to attach the wings to his back melted when he flew too near the sun The drawers are carved with everyday activities from each month in a farmer s year beginning with January represented by idle peasants carousing before a fire Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 15 1954 Treatment cleaned repaired coated 5 03 1960 Treatment cleaned loss compensation 12 01 1964 Treatment repaired loss compensation 3 15 1988 Treatment repaired cleaned 4 08 1988 Examination examined for condition 11 11 1988 Examination examined for condition 11 15 1989 Examination examined for condition 5 09 1993 Examination examined for condition 5 25 1993 Examination examined for condiition 1 01 1996 Examination examined for survey 8 13 1996 Examination examined for condition 10 01 2005 Treatment cleaned coated repaired loss compensation Exhibitions World of Wonder The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 1972 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art

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  • Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    and Drawn from Examples of David as Shepherd Soldier Leader Exile and Prophet By Peter Opel Citizen of Regensburg and Sculptor Inscriptions on the interior of the cabinet 1 Inscription Interior of inner door IN DEO IEHO VA SPES MEA Translation In the Lord Jehovah is my Hope Inscription BONA INDOLES RECTE CULTA Translation A Noble Nature Well Cultivated Inscription FIDEI TYROCINIA Translation The Apprenticeship of Faithful Protection Inscription MODESTIA PROBATA Translation A Modesty Found Pleasing Inscription VIRTVS VLTRO INCITATA Translation Valor Steps Forth of its own Accord Inscription EXPEDITIO MVNITISSIMA Translation A Most Secure Undertaking Inscription FIDEI VICTORIA Translation The Victory of Faith Inscription PIETATIS TRIVMPHVS Translation The Triumph of Piety Inscription HVMANAR VM OPVM PRAESTANTISSIMAE Translation The Most Excellent of Human Riches Inscription CIRCVMSPECTA VIRTVS Translation Circumspect Fortitude Inscription DELIBERATA SPES Translation An Expectation Fulfilled Inscription VIRTVTIS PRAEMIVM Translation The Reward of Manly Courage Inscription CONIVGII FIDES Translation The Steadfastness of Marriage Inscription AMICITIAE VERAE VSVS Translation The Exercise of True Friendship Inscription PIETATIS PRIVILEGIVM Translation The Just Due of Piety Inscription PRVDENTIAE TVTELA Translation The Safety Afforded by Foresight Inscription PRVDENTIA PIETATIS COMES Translation Prudence an Ally of Piety Inscription VIRTVTIS VERAE LIBERALITAS Translation The Liberality of True Virtue Inscription FORTITVDO INNOCENS Translation Strength in Restraint Inscription INGRATA AVARITIA Translation Ungrateful Avarice Inscription PRVDENTIA SALVTARIS Translation An Advantageous Prudence Inscription REVERENTIA SOSPITALIS Translation A Protecting Reverence Inscription PIETAS ASSERTRIX Translation Piety as Protector Inscription TEMPERANTIA REGIA Translation Royal Temperance Inscription INGENVVS CANDOR Translation Noble Sincerity Inscription PERSEVERANTIAE FRVCTUS Translation The Fruits of Perseverance Inscription INGENVA HUMANITAS Translation A Noble Benevolence Inscription INTEGRITAS Translation Integrity Inscription CONSTANTIAE EXITVS Translation The Results of Constancy Inscription PIETATIS HILARITAS Translation The Good Cheer of Piety Inscription IMMORTALES FOEDUS Translation An Everlasting Alliance Inscription OTIVM CALAMITOSVM Translation Destructive Pleasure Inscription LIBERA MONITIO

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  • Cassone with the Coat of Arms of the Spreta Family · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    by winged putti is thought to be that of the wealthy Spreta family Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 24 1960 Treatment repaired loss compensation cleaned coated 4 22 1988 Examination examined for condition 1 01 1996 Examination examined for survey 3 18 1997 Examination examined for condition 11 30 1998 Examination examined for survey 7 01 1999 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery

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  • Center Table · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    3 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Center Table Provenance Credit Provenance Mr and Mrs James O Anderson Walters Art Museum December 1972 by gift Credit Gift of Mr and Mrs James O Anderson 1972 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 Spanish Artist Period ca 1600 Medium wood walnut

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  • Corner Fragment of a Polonaise Carpet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of the 17th century They were often ordered or acquired in pairs from Iran Shah Abbas reigned 1587 1629 the Iranian ruler who established Isfahan as his capital sent a carpet of this type to the doge or ruler of Venice as a present in 1603 Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 07 2014 Examination examined for condition Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum

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