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Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory with traces of polychromy and metal mounts
Dimensions:
Overall (opened): 6 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 1/2 in. (16.8 x 21.4 x 1.2 cm) Overall (closed): 6 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 7/8 in. (16.8 x 10.9 x 2.3 cm) each wing: 6 5/8 x 4 3/16 x 1/2 in. (16.8 x 10.7 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.255
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 42, fig. XXXV.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 352, pp. 184, 294.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 352, p. 150.



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