Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Scenes of the Passion

Date:
second half 17th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Boxwood
Dimensions:
Length: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1610
Not on view
Inscription: Legend at interior: ICH FARE AVF ZV MEINEM VATER: ZV EVREM HERN ZV MEINEM GOT VND ZV EVREM GOT [trans.: I ascend to my father: to your lord and to my God and to your God.]

At exterior: DAS BVLT IESV CHRIST GOTTES SOHN MACHGET VNS REIN VON ALLEN [trans.: The blood of Jesus Christ purifies us from al.]

At handle: VON DER AVFERSTEHVNG, VON DER GEISELVNG, VON GARTEN, VON DER KREVZIVNG. I. N. R. I. [trans.: Of the Resurrection, of the Flagellation, of the Garden, of the Crucifixion, I.N.R.I.]
E. Guy Ridpath (until 1942; sale, Sotheby's, London, February 18–19, 1942, lot 275); Irwin Untermyer (by 1962–64; to MMA)
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