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Crucifixion

Date:
ca. 1325–50
Geography:
Made in Constance
Culture:
German
Medium:
Linen warp; wool wefts, with the addition of wool and silk embroidery
Dimensions:
Overall: 32 x 68in. (81.3 x 172.7cm) Framed: 34 x 69 1/4 x 2 1/2in. (86.4 x 175.9 x 6.4cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Purchase, Francis L. Leland Fund and Mitchell Samuels Gift, 1916
Accession Number:
16.90
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1911); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (from 1911); [ P. W. French & Co., New York (sold 1916)]
Rorimer, James J., and William Holmes Forsyth. "The Medieval Galleries." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 12, no. 6 (February 1954). p. 135.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Guide to the Collections: Medieval Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1962. fig. 48.

Heinz, Dora. Europäische Wandteppiche: Ein Handbuch für Sammler und Liebhaber. Volume 1: Von den Anfängen der Bildwerkerei bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts. Bibliothek für Kunst- und Antiquitätenfreunde, Vol. 37. Brunswick: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1963. p. 39, fig. 20.

Beeson, Nora B., ed. Guide to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. no. 35, pp. 218–19.

Nagy, Rebecca Martin. "A Fourteenth-Century German Tapestry of the Crucifixion." Metropolitan Museum Journal 16 (1981). pp. 75-85, fig. 1-2, 4.

Husband, Timothy B., and Charles T. Little. Europe in the Middle Ages. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. no. 110, pp. 118-119.

Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 54, pp. 617-624, fig. 175-178.

Brennan, Christine E. "Hoentschel's Gothic Importance." In Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, Ulrich Leben, and Deborah L. Krohn. New York: Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, 2013. p. 154, fig. 5.9.



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