Inscription: Labels attached to each door: (in part) GIMBEL BROTHERS/ Lot 163/ Art 55/ Description Pair of very unusual P...wood doors/ Price $678.25 pair/ From the/ William Radolph Hearst collection; (in part) GIMBEL BROTHERS/ Victor J. Hammer; (railroad shipment label attached to door .8b) Ferrocariles de Madrid - Zaragoza. De Alcala A Madrid ... April 1898.
Dimitri Schevitch , Paris (until 1906; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, April 4–7, 1906; no. 327); William Randolph Hearst (by 1941–d. 1951) ; William Randolph Hearst Foundation (1951–56; to MMA)
Artist: Attributed to workshop of Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso (Italian, Florence ca. 1416–1465 Florence)Date: after ca. 1461Medium: Poplar wood, linen, polychromed and gilded gesso with panel painted in tempera and goldAccession: 14.39On view in:Gallery 604
Artist: Carved by Jean Antoine Cuenot (French, active London 1744–1762, born Morteau near La Chaux de Fonds, died 1763)Date: ca. 1755Medium: Mahogany and pine (carved, originally painted and gilded)Accession: 64.101.1212On view in:Gallery 514