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Plaque with the Crucifixion

Artist:
Monvaerni
Date:
15th century
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Painted enamel, copper
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 7/16 x 8 7/8 x 1/16 in. (24 x 22.5 x 0.2 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Painted
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1642
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 544
The name given to this master, Monvaerni, is actually a misinterpretation of an inscription—once thought to be the signature of the enameler—on an triptych of the Crucifixion between wings depicting Saint James and Saint Catherine, now in the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Goubert ; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. pp. 91, 126, fig. 71, ill. p. 125.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. pp. 91, 126, fig. 71, ill. p. 125.



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