Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ludwig Raab, Ecclesiastic

Date:
1576
Culture:
German
Medium:
Boxwood
Dimensions:
7 x 4-3/8 in. (17.8 x 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.465
Not on view
Inscription: NON IN SERMONE.SED IN VIRTVTE: 1576 (On arch)

LVDOVICVS.RABVS.S.THE/OLOGIAE./DOCTOR.ECCLESIAE./VLMENSIS SVPERINTENDENS/ Anno atatis L A / M. D. LXXV / AB (Below portrait)
Baron Albert von Oppenheim (until at least 1904) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
Related Objects

Commode à vantaux

Artist: David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780) Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, and cherry veneered with hornbeam (partially stained), tulipwood, walnut, holly and maple (both partially stained), boxwood, mahogany, and other woods; red brocatelle marble; gilt bronze; iron, steel, and brass Accession: 1982.60.81 On view in:Gallery 539

Lucretia

Date: possibly 17th century Medium: Boxwood Accession: 1982.60.128 On view in:Gallery 537

Marsyas

Artist: Balthasar Permoser (German, Kammer, near Otting, Chiemgau, Bavaria 1651–1732 Dresden) Date: ca. 1680–85 Medium: Marble on a black marble socle inlaid with light marble panels Accession: 2002.468 On view in:Gallery 548

Game table

Artist: David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780) Date: ca. 1780–83 Medium: Oak and walnut, veneered with mahogany, maple, holly (the last two partially stained); iron, steel, brass, gilt bronze; felt and partially tooled and gilded leather Accession: 2007.42.1a–e, .2a–o, aa–nn On view in:Gallery 547

Rolltop desk

Artist: David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780) Date: ca. 1776–79 Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass Accession: 41.82 On view in:Gallery 553