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Crucifix

Artist:
Follower of the Master of Rimini
Date:
ca. 1450
Geography:
Made in Netherlands
Culture:
South Netherlandish (?)
Medium:
Alabaster
Dimensions:
Overall: 36 11/16 x 24 x 6 5/16 in. (93.2 x 61 x 16 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.178
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
The angular drapery of the loincloth, the facial expression, and the linear treatment of the hair and beard of Christ suggest the sculptor was a follower of the Rimini Master.
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
Grimme, Ernst Günther. "Der Alabasteraltar aus Rimini." Städel-Jahrbuch, n.s., 2 (1969). pp. 132-33, fig. 30.



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