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Scenes of the Passion

Date:
1681
Culture:
German
Medium:
Boxwood
Dimensions:
Length: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1608
Not on view
Inscription: Legend at the interior: ICH FARE AVF ZV MEINEM VATER VND ZV EWERM VATTER MARIA IM GOT VND ZV EWERM GOT [trans.: I ascend to my father and to your father Mary in God and to your God.]

At the base: VOM HEILIGEM VATER BE CHRISTI ANNO 1681 [trans.: Of the holy father, in the year of Christ 1681.]

On handle: VOM LEIDEN VND STERBEN [trans.: of suffering and dying] I. N. R. I. IESV CHRIST. TI.

Below the Man of Sorrows and the Agony in the Garden: CHRISTVS DER HER IM GARTEN [trans.: Christ the Lord in the garden]
E. Guy Ridpath (until 1942; sale, Sotheby's, London, February 18–19, 1942, lot 279); Irwin Untermyer (by 1962–64; to MMA)
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