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  • "Mother's Sorrow" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    ascending into heaven Thorns surround the earthly part of the composition morning glories the heavenly part Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 05 1987 Treatment mounted re housed Exhibitions American Drawings from the Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1987 Provenance William T Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1894 by inheritance Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by William T Walters

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32861/mothers-sorrow/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Old Japan" Imari Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    scenes and waterfalls temples and pagodas two minor panels which they partly hide are filled with drooping wisteria flowers and the two indented panels below display the same outdoor scene with a traveler in Chinese dress attended by two boys one holding a gilded umbrella over his head the other pointing to a waterfall Provenance William T or Henry Walters Collection Baltimore by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Inscriptions

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/20349/old-japan-imari-vase/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Over a Balcony," View of the Grand Canal, Venice · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Over a Balcony View of the Grand Canal Venice Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Description Smith was born on St Paul Street Baltimore He trained initially as an engineer but later taught himself to paint in watercolors He traveled extensively producing watercolors which were reproduced in deluxe travel books such as Gondola Days 1897 and The Venice of To Day 1897 as well as various magazines He was also the author of many popular books The artist regarded this view of the Grand Canal showing the 17th century church Santa Maria della Salute as one of his masterpieces Exhibitions Venice The American View 1860 1920 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco San Francisco 1984 1985 Italian Vistas Selections from the Permanent Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1992 1993 Provenance William T or Henry Walters Baltimore before 1895 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions ll Signature Lower right F Hopkinson Smith Credit Acquired by William T Walters or Henry Walters before 1895 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 Francis Hopkinson Smith American 1838 1915 Artist

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/28826/over-a-balcony-view-of-the-grand-canal-venice/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Papal" Ring · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    misleading as it is unlikely that they were actually worn by the popes given the quantities that were produced and the inexpensive materials used which would not appeal to the papal taste for precious stones in lavish settings Therefore it remains unclear for whom these rings were intended Their massive size adds to the mystery as they probably would not have been worn for an extended time It is possible that they were souvenirs given out by the pope to pilgrims This example bears the arms of Cardinal Gabriele Condolmerio 1408 1431 a cardinal s mitre and a papal tiara Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 15 1958 Treatment cleaned coated 6 01 1983 Examination examined for loan 9 12 1984 Treatment cleaned 2 02 1988 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces in Miniature The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2009 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry El Paso Museum of Art El Paso 2010 Provenance

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/36521/papal-ring/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Pilgrim Flask" with Mercury and Psyche · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Provenance Inscription Credit Description This vessel one of the earliest signed and dated works by Xanto Avelli is shaped like the flasks carried by traveling pilgrims hence its name The image of the god Mercury carrying his beloved the mortal Psyche to Mt Olympus is adapted from an engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi ca 1475 1530 the most famous Renaissance engraver after a wall painting by Raphael in the Villa Farnesina in Rome Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 02 1984 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions The Taste of Maryland Art Collecting in Maryland 1800 1934 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Provenance Spain date and mode of deposition unknown Samuel Addington prior to 1862 by purchase Boulton no 92 George Robinson Harding London date of acquisition unknown by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1914 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Ornamented at each side with an inscribed cartouche on one side F A R on the opposite side M D XXX Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1914 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 Francesco Xanto Avelli Italian ca

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/37839/pilgrim-flask-with-mercury-and-psyche/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Pokal" with Royal Portraits · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Peter III stands in three quarter view with his right arm extended to grasp a baton He holds a sword in his left hand He is decorated with the Order of Saint Andrew and a sash with the badge of that order The third panel depicts Elizabeth wearing a dress with a very full skirt and a tight bodice that reveals her shoulders She wears the Order of Saint Catherine the Great Martyr over her heart and a sash tied in a bow at her left from which the badge of that order is suspended The curving border of the cup beneath the portrait panels is ornamented with military trophies including cannons flags pikes and swords The fitted cover of the vessel forms a shallow dome which is surmounted by a crown encircling a central finial The sloping surface of the cover is divided by floriated ribs into three panels in which the ornamentation is carved over a background surface imitating ashlar masonry In one panel flowering branches surround a medallion with a half length female portrait carved to imitate a miniature suspended from a chain In the panel to the right Apollo is depicted in pursuit of Daphne The specific meaning of the third panel which combines images from emblem books remains obscure although the juxtaposition of the devices suggests an amatory significance on the right Cupid is standing in a garden holding his bow and a shield emblazoned with three hearts from clouds in the upper left a hand of God extends pouring water from a pitcher to irrigate a plant growing from a two handled pot on the right an eagle is balanced on a globe There is a crack through the rim of the cover and the top of the finial and one fleuron from the

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/8780/pokal-with-royal-portraits/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Praise the Lord from the Heavens" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    God enthroned in heaven among the sun moon and shining stars Four creatures symbolizing the Evangelists cherubim the Virgin Saint John the Baptist and a multitude of angels surround him Below humanity and various animals of the earth and sea are giving praise to him Compositions illustrating Psalm 148 as the present ivory does are first attested in Byzantine wall paintings of the mid 14th century Russian ivory carvings very similar to this one are preserved in the Russian Museum Saint Peterburg inv DRK 40 and in the Kunstsammlungen Weimar inv A 27c Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 20 1959 Treatment cleaned coated Exhibitions A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Хвалите Г оспод а с небесъ хвалите его в вышнихъ Хвалите его вси агг е ли его Хвалите его Translation Praise the Lord from the heavens praise him from the heights Praise him all his angels praise him Psalm 148 1 2 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/879/praise-the-lord-from-the-heavens/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Prunus Vase" Jar · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Exhibitions Provenance Credit Exhibitions Like the Taste of Good Rice Art from Korea The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1993 Provenance Beverly Becker Bel Air MD date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1992 by gift Credit Gift of Beverly Becker in memory of General and Mrs Carter B Magruder 1994 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26604/prunus-vase-jar/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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